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THE M BOOK 



ABCS OF SUCCESSFUL COLLEGE LIVING 



1959 — 1960 



MARYVILLE COLLEGE 
Maryville. Tennessee 



VOLUME 54 



STAFF 

Ann Newcomer, Joe Williams, Co-Editors 
|udy Godfrey, Margaret Samples, Charlotte Cathey 



WELCOME! 

Welcome to Maryville College. We, the staff of the 
fvf-Book, hope that your four years at Maryville will be 
fruitful and enjoyable. 

College is a unique experience and one of the most 
satisfying, gratifying, exciting, and happiest you will 
encounter. We hope this book serves you well as 
a guide during the college year and also that the Y's 
serve you in keeping with their purpose and objective 
— to unite in a Christian fellowship. 

By referring to the M-Book you will be able to see 
many of the opportunities offered at Maryville. By 
achieving a balance between your studies and your 
individual needs, you will have a gratifying college 
career. 

Here's wishing you success. 

THE STAFF 




To Maryville College Students: 

Best wishes for a good college year! 

Every sincere college student will in fact have been 
hoping for such a year, before reading this assurance 
of our best wishes for it. And, with few exceptions, 
you who experience a good year will do so because of 
earnest personal endeavor. 

Many people are responsible for the opportunities 
offered at college, but only the individual student can 
determine the degree to which he takes advantage 
of these opportunities 

A good college year includes good health, good 
effort, good attitude, good scholarship, good character, 
good relationships. 

May you have a good year. 

Ralph Waldo Lloyd 
President 

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ALMA MATER 

Where Chilhowee's lofty mountains 
Pierce the southern blue, 

Proudly stands our Alma Mater, 
Noble, grand, and true. 



Chorus 



Orange, Garnet, float forever, 

Ensign of our hill! 
Hail to thee, our Alma Mater. 

Hail to Maryville! 

As thy hilltop crowned with cedars 

Ever green appears, 
So thy memory fresh shall linger 

Through life's smiles and tears. 

Lift the chorus, wake the echoes, 

Make the welkin ring! 
Hail the queen of all the highlands, 

Loud her praises sing! 



FIGHT SONG 
"Or. Highlanders" 

(Words and Music by Charles Huffman, '49) 

On, Highlanders, down the field, 

Rolling up a high score! 
Tear into the end zone, 

Smash on through that line, 
Highlanders! 

Send a rousing cheer on high. 
And our boys will shine. 

Come on and fight, fight, fight! 
Come on and fight, fight, fight! 

For dear old Maryville! 



? ? WHO'S WHO ? ? 



Student Body President 



Student Body Vice-President 
YWCA President 

YMCA President 



Dave Morris 
Mike Talley 



Lou Brininger 
Ron Hoefer 



WSCA President _.. 



Ann Newcomer 



New Dorm House Chairman Lessie Anne Rhodes 

Pearsons House Chairman Louva Lawson 

Baldwin House Chairman Nona Roll 

Chilhowean Editor Bill Green 

Chilhowean Business Manager Gay Landis 



Senior Class President _ 
Junior Class President _ 
Sophomore President — 
Kappa Phi President _. 
Chi Beta President 



Alpha Sigma President ... 
Theta Epsilon President 



Student Volunteers President 
Pre-Ministerial President 



...__ Dan Greaser 
. George Poland 
. ._ John Brehm 

Ed Smith 

_ Helen Rankin 
Tom Bass 



Peggy Reid 
Joe Burgos 



._ John Gilmore 



1959 

Sept. 


1, 




2, 
3, 
4, 

5, 




7, 

15, 


Oct. 


24, 


Nov. 
Dec. 


26, 

6, 

12-18, 

18, 



CALENDAR OF EVENTS 

First Semester 

Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. New Students re- 
port 
Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. Semester opens 
Thursday, Registration continues 
Friday, First meeting of classes 
Saturday, 8:00 p.m. YMCA and 

YWCA parties 
Monday, 8:15 p.m., Faculty Reception 
Tuesday, 8:00 a.m., Annual Convoca- 
tion 
Saturday, Founders Day and Home- 
coming 
Thursday, Thanksgiving Day 
Sunday, 3:00 p.m., "The Messiah" 
First semester final exams 
Friday, noon, First semester ends 

1960 Second Semester 

Jan. 6, Wednesday, 8:00 a.m., Chapel; Christ- 

mas holidays end; second semester 
begins 
Feb. 3-11, February Meetings 
Mar. 16, Wednesday, 4:30 p.m., Spring Vacation 

begins 
24, Thursday, 8:00 a.m., Spring Vacation 
ends 
April 17, Sunday, Easter 

19-20, Comprehensive Examinations for Sen- 
iors, National Cooperative Tests for 
Sophomores 
May 2, Monday, May Day Festival 

11-17, Second semester final exams 
13-18, Commencement Week 
1 5, Sunday, Baccalaureate Day 
1 8. Wednesday, Commencement Day 

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TRADITIONS 

Colleges have personalities just as people do. The 
things big and little - the traditions - make up this 
personality. As you become acquainted and catch the 
spirit of the traditions at Maryville, it will broaden 
your understanding of your college and will helo to 
make your memories of your days here vivid and pleas- 
ant. 

Your first memories will be those of LINES — reg- 
istration, Treasurer's Office, Bookstore, but the nicest 
line is the FACULTY n.ECFPTION LINE. Thi? is the 
official greeting of all the faculty for all the students 
and is a must for freshmen. Don your best formal, your 
firmest handshake, your most sincere smile, and enjoy 
yourself. 

The first two weeks are hectic, haopy days for 
freshmen as you are sought enthusiastically by the four 
societies. Theta Epsilon and Alpha Sigma, Chi Beta 
and Kappa Phi, are the two pairs of sister and brother 
societies. These societies carry out friendly but com- 
petitive RUSH WEEKS sponsoring for freshmen such 
social events as teas, square dances, fashion shows, and 
sDlash parties. The climax of each RUSH WEEK is 
"The Formal." This musical production is written and 
produced entirely by students. Freshman girls decked 
out in their loveliest formals are escorted by blind 
dates of the brother society. The decision of which 
society is a hard one, but whichever one you choose 
deserves your wholehearted support. 

THE STUDENT CENTER, with the Y-STORE, is the 
place to stop for a quick coke, sandwich, or icecream 
cone. Also, a game of ping-pong or bridge is sure to 
be in progress most anytime during the day. Stop in 
and enjoy the friendly atmosphere wi f h other students. 



WARMTH and FRIENDLINESS are two of the most 
important traditions at Maryville. The friendly "hi" 
and sincere smiles of all you meet are a vital part of 
the whole atmosphere. Be a part of this spirit — you 
will find friends are easily made. 

Soon FOUNDERS AND HOMECOMING DAY comes 
in all its dignity. The morning chapel service, gay 
dorm decorations, and HOMECOMING PARADE make 
this a day to remember. The lovely senior girl who 
reigns as Homecoming Queen over the football game 
will have this as one of the happiest memories of her 
college career. 

Your guess is as good as ours as to what the theme 
of this year's BARNWARMING will be. This is THE 
show of the fall semester and is held each Thanks- 
giving eve in the Alumni Gym. Sponsored by the Y's 
every effort is made to present the best talent in this 
musical production. The court of the King and Queen 
is made up of attendants from each of the four classes, 
elected by the student body. This, too, is kept top 
secret until BARNWARMING night. 

In no time at all Christmas is here, bringing a wel- 
come vacation. Although it is a busy season of final 
exams, you will want to plan time for the many beau- 
tiful musical programs and social events. Handel's 
MESSIAH presented by the Vesper Choir and com- 
bined Glee Clubs, accompanied by the College orches- 
tra, is one of the most inspiring programs of the year 
and no Christmas season would be complete at Mary- 
ville without CHRISTMAS VESPERS presented by the 
same groups the last Sunday night before vacation. 



Spring is officially here when college students, town 
people, and children make their way to the Amphi- 
theater in the college woods for the annual MAY DAY 
PAGEANT. Produced by the Women's Physical Edu- 
cation Department, this colorful occasion is reigned 
over by the May Day Court. The Queen is chosen from 
the Senior Class and her attendants from the other 
four classes. 

We began our traditions telling you about the first 
days on the Hill. As a climax comes COMMENCE- 
MENT with its dignified services and many mixed 
emotions. One of the lovely traditions is the DAISY 
CHAIN composed of fourteen girls from the Junior 
Class, who form the chain through which the gradua- 
tion procession passes. As seniors leave the campus 
many find that the strength, knowledge, and insight 
they have developed here is good preparation for 
worthwhile service in their chosen field. 

Maryville emphasizes the building of the mind, body, 
and spirit. In her organization she develops personality 
and friendship, as students work and play together. 
In her classes and studies she emphasizes the im- 
portance of intellectual curiosity and the acquiring of 
knowledge. And in her RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS 
and services spiritual growth is nurtured and one is 
inspired to loftier goals. Through each of these areas 
there is a common purpose which is a strong unifying 
factor in the campus life. It is the spiritual emphasis 
on our campus that is the impetus to the friendliness 
and desire to help that are so prevalent among our 
students. This is an introduction to the religious pro- 
gram that Maryville offers. These are some of the high- 
lights of the opportunities and vital programs that are 
planned for the students to participate in, to share, 
and to enjoy. 

ALL-CAMPUS PRAYER MEETINC is held everv 
Thursday evening at 9:30 in the Y rooms in Thaw 



Hall. These meetings, led by students, provide an op- 
portunity for all to share in prayer and Christian 
thought together. 

The LITTLE CHAPEL located in the Samuel Tyndale 
Wilson Chapel is open at all times for private and 
small group devotions. 

Sunday is a quiet, peaceful day for the students as 
they return from Sunday School and Church. In the 
afternoon the Y's give an inspiring program and in the 
evening VESPERS provides an opportunity for worship 
and praise as we hear a message from a speaker and 
listen to our own Vesper Choir. Sunday is the day that 
starts our week off with freshness and vigor. 

Sometime early in the fall, the students begin their 
drive for the FRED HOPE FUND, which was estab- 
lished as a tribute to the memory of one of Maryville's 
outstanding graduates, Fred Hope, who spent his life 
as a missionary in Africa. Today this fund enables 
Maryville College students and faculty to ha e a part 
in some outstanding and needy mission work in the 
foreign field. In the past years we have given our sup- 
port to a hospital in Ferozepore, India, where Dr. 
Dorothy Ferris, a graduate of Maryville, is head doc- 
tor. She was on our campus in 1955 telling of the 
work and advancements that are being done in her 
area. This drive is not only a responsibility but a pri- 
vilege. You'll want to share in this worthwhile enter- 
prise. 

In the first weeks of our second semester we 
have an inspiring week of religious emphasis, FEB- 
RUARY MEETINGS. The team of leaders, a speaker, 
a pianist, and a song leader, conduct the services 
morning and evening for a period of ten days. The 
strong student interest in these messages usuallv re- 
sults in further group discussion after the regular ser- 
vices and in many private conferences with the lead- 
ers. Over the years students and faculty have found 

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renewed strength and spiritual re-awakening in these 
February Meetings, which are one of the oldest and 
strongest of our Maryville traditions. 

Nothing is more beautiful than seeing the sun's 
first rays burst over the Smokies as the Vesper Choir 
sings, "Alleluia, Christ is Risen." EASTER SUNRISE 
SERVICE on Easter morning is an inspiring and enrich- 
ing experience. 

Each spring, near the end of the school year, the Y's 
RETREAT to a beautiful lake in the mountains for the 
week-end. This is a time not only of spiritual fellow- 
ship, but of spiritual evaluation of the programs and 
individual growth of the year. The RETREAT also 
gives an opportunity to plan a more pertinent and vital 
program for the following year. A new theme is chosen 
each year as a guide for both Y's to follow and to 
share. The Y's are important organizations on the 
campus, and their spiritual influence is shown by the 
active membership and wide interest that is shown as 
the students participate in the programs together. 

In addition to the many groups on campus which 
give opportunity for spiritual growth there is MORN- 
ING WATCH for your own private devotions. These 
quiet moments mean much to the students who take 
advantage of them. We hope you may feel the true 
spirit of Maryville College and take part in the many 
opportunities offered for friendship and personal de- 
velopment. 

ARTISTS SERIES brings to the campus each year 
outstanding musical and dramatic artists. LECTURE 
SERIES gives the opportunity to hear noted scholars 
and authorities in many fields. 



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DORMITORY LIFE 

One of the first things we learn at college is to 
live with a large group of people instead of just the 
three or four that most of us are used to. Experience 
has taught us that the oft-quoted Golden Rule is the 
best policy to follow. Many rights and privileges are 
ours to enjoy as long as we are careful to respect the 
rights and privileges of everyone else. We're offering 
a few suggestions that we hope will make your days 
in the dorm happy ones. 

To be a good dorm student DO: 

— Limit the length of your phone calls 

— Gather up the dirt after sweeping instead of ieav- 

ing it in the halls 
— Wait until after "busy" hours to wash your clothes 

in the bathrooms 
— Respect study hours 

— Be quiet in the mornings while others are still asleep 
— Do your week's ironing in the laundry room and not 

on the ironing boards on the floors 
— Clean the tubs, basins, etc., after using them 
— Remove hot irons from the ironing boards 
— Return supplies to the medicine chest 
— Be quiet and considerate of those who are trying to 

study or sleep 
— Do your share of helping, but refrain from being a 

habitual borrower 
— Keep a neat, attractive room at all times 
— Appear properly clad when in the halls, for guests 

and visitors have a way of appearing at the most 

unexpected times 
— Be a friend 
— Make your conduct in the lounges and public rooms 

such that others will feel free and welcome to 

come in at all times 



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ALL-CAMPUS REGULATIONS 

Care of Rooms 

1. Any plans for alterations or improvements in 
your room must be approved in advance by the Head 
of your Dormitory, after consultation with the Main- 
tenance Office. 

2. Students are held responsible for the condition of 
their rooms and furniture; charges will be made for any 
damage. 

3. No furniture should be altered or moved from 
rooms or lobbies without the permission of the Head 
of the Dormitory. 

4. Each student must furnish and use a mattress 
pad. 

Electric Current 

1. Since the overloading of electrical circuits is a 
dangerous fire hazard, lamps, clocks, radios, electric 
shavers, and hair dryers are the only electrical equip- 
ment which may be used in dormitory rooms. 

2. Provision is made in each dormitory for the use 
of ironing and cooking equipment at specified places. 
Such equipment must under no circumstances be used 
in any student's room. 

3. There must be no tampering with the electric 
wiring. 

4. The maximum current allowed to be used in a 
dormitory room under any circumstances is 1 50 watts 
per student. In computing wattage, radios, clocks, 
electric shavers, and hair dryers are not counted. 

5. Only one electric cord may be attached to a sin- 
gle outlet. 

6. Dormitory supervisors are required to report im- 
mediately to the Dean of Women or Dean of Men any 
violation of the fire safety requirements stated above. 

7. Students are asked to turn out lights when leav- 
ing their rooms. 



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Radios, Record Players, and Television 

Radios, record players, and television must not be 
played between 1 1 :00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m 

Illness 

In case of illness, notify the Head of vour Dormitory 
or the Housemother at once. 

Infirmary 

1. If you go to the College infirmary as a patient, 
arrangements should be made through your House- 
mother. You should take your own pajamas, towel, 
washcloth, etc. 

2. The infirmary clinic is open each week day as 
follows: 

10:00—11 :00 a.m. 
4:00 — 5:00 p.m. 
1 :00— 1 :30 p.m. 
(The doctor is there on Monday, Wednesday, and 
Friday nights.) 

Emergency cases, of course, are received at any 
time. 

3. If you visit patients in the infirmary, please ob- 
serve the following visiting hours: 

4:00—5:30 p.m. 
6:30—7:15 p.m. 
Permission should be obtained from the nurse be- 
fore visiting patients. 

Ironing 

1 . All ironing must be done in the laundry rooms 
or other specified places. The ironing boards on each 
floor of the women's dormitories are for pressing only. 

2. No ironing is to be done on Sunday except 
emergency pressing between 7:00 and 9:15 a.m. and 
6:00 and 6:30 p.m. 

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Laundering 

1. All laundry must be done in the laundry rooms 
except in emergency cases when small amounts of 
light laundry may be done in the bathrooms. 

2. No laundering is to be done on Sunday. 

3. Each dormitory has its own regulations concern- 
ing the use of the washing machines. 

Business Agents 

Students must have permits from the Student-'Help 
Office in order to solicit business in the dormitories. 

Smoking 

Smoking is permitted only in the smoking rooms of 
the dormitories — not elsewhere, either in the build- 
ings or on the campus. (Note for returning students: 
With the advent of smoking rooms in all dormitories, 
use of "Aztec Ruins" as a smoking area has been 
discontinued.) 

Emergency Drills 

Each women's dormitory will participate in emer- 
gency drills, having its own organization and re- 
gulations. 

Confiscation of Equipment 

In the women's dormitories this is handled by the 
monitors and officers of the Women's Student Govern- 
ment Association, and in the men's dormitories by the 
Head of the Dormitory as follows: 

a. Any electrical equipment being used in dormi- 
tory contrary to regulations will be confiscated. 

b. Radios in use after 1 1 :00 p.m. will be confis- 
cated and placed in the office for one month. 

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Genera! 

1. Possession of liquor bottles, public or private 
signs, or road markers is considered, for obvious rea- 
son, a disciplinable offense. 

2. Possession of firearms, pass-key, or key to any 
dormitory room other than one's own is forbidden. 

3. Regulations imposed by civil law are in effect 
College regulations. For example, the possession or 
use of fireworks is violation of Tennessee law and 
therefore a disciplinable offense. 

Telephoning 

1. Local or long distance calls may be made and 
received any time between 6:00 a.m. and 1 1 :00 p.m. 

2. Outgoing calls, except to faculty and staff, must 
be made on the pay phones. 

3. Incoming calls will be received on the office 
phone and transferred to the pay phone 

4. Everyone should limit calls to five minutes. 



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WOMEN'S RESIDENCE HALLS 



Lights 

1 . Lights are to be out in the Freshman-Sophomore 
dormitories at 1 1 :00 p.m. each night. Signal will 
be flashed at a quarter until the hour for lights 
to be turned off and again at the hour for lights out. 
Light cuts for study only may be in each room 
twice per week. Special permission for necessary ad- 
ditional light cuts may be obtained from the Floor 
Chairman. 

2. Lights in the junior-Senior dormitory may remain 
on any night after 1 1 :00 p.m. for study purposes only. 
The same regulations for quiet, each girl in her own 
room, are in effect at 1 1 :00 o'clock. 

3. Lights may remain on in all women's residence 
halls until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday night with the rule 
for quiet after 1 1 :00 still in effect. Permission must 
be obtained for parties after 1 1 :30 p.m. in Freshman 
and Sophomore dormitories. 

Study 

1 . Dormitories are to be kept quiet for study and 
rest, and in consideration of others, from 8:00 a.m. 
until 3:30 p.m., and from 7:15 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. 
"Closed" study hours are maintained in the Freshman 
and Sophomore dormitories from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 
p.m. 

2. You may study in the Library throughout the 
day and each weekday evening, except Saturday, from 
7:00 until 10:00 p.m. Women students after 7:15 
p.m. must sign out and in on their individual sign-out 
cards in the Residence Halls. 

3. Week-day nights and Sunday, students are ex- 
pected to be quiet and in their own rooms with the 
lights out by 1 1 :00 p.m. 

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Monitors 



1 . Each student is required to serve as monitor as 
arranged by WSCA. As monitor you must be present 
on your floor, seeing that the halls are kept quiet 
during study hours and that students are in their own 
rooms. The monitor is also responsbile for checking the 
use of lights and radios at night, answering the buz- 
zer, and seeing that rules in general are obeyed. Vio- 
lations are to be reported to the House Committee, 
which will impose penalties. 

2. Monitors will not need to be on duty on nights 
of large all-campus activities, such as Artists Series or 
formal dances. 

Summons before House Committee 

Students will be brought before the House Com- 
mittee for violation of any dormitory regulations, un- 
due disturbance, or consistent lack of cooperation. The 
House Committee has the authority to give the pena'- 
ties for any such violations. On any third violation the 
student will be brought before the WSCA Coordinat- 
ing Council rather than the House Committee or she 
may be brought directly before the Coordinating Coun- 
cil when the House Committee feels it necessary. Vio- 
lations requiring such action would include offenses 
such as smoking in the dormitory and the use of hot 
plates, etc., in the rooms. 

W.S.C.A. SICN-OUT PLAN 

1. When to sign out 

A. No woman student shall have to sign out when 
she leaves the dormitory before dinner (6 p.m. Mon- 
day through Friday and 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sun- 
day) except: 



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1 . When she is going outside of the town night 
boundaries. 

2. When she is not expecting to return to the 
dormitory before 7:15 p.m. 

3. When she is attending Sunday School or 
Church outside city limits of Maryville. 

B. Every woman student shall sign out whenever 
she leaves the dormitory after dinner (hours listed 
above) . 



II. How to sign out 

A. For sign-out procedure for taking a town night, 
see Town Night Operating Plan. 

B. Each girl will have her own sign-out card which 
she will use each time she leaves the dormitory after 
dinner (or under conditions listed above). 

C. These cards will be filed alphabetically in a 
House File box, to be found on the sign-out table in 
each dorm. 

D. There will also be a file-box labeled "OUT" 
which will be found in the same place. 

E. When a girl plans to leave the dorm, she must 
fill in properly the necessary information on her card, 
and place the card in the "OUT" box. 

F. Upon returning to the dormitory, the girl must 
sign herself in on her card, and then leave the card 
in the "OUT" box. The sign-out checkers will refiie 
the cards in their original box. 



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C. When the card is filled the Housemother will 
provide a new card for the girl. 

H. Each girl is responsible for signing out each 
time she leaves the Dorm: To town, to library, to stu- 
dent center, etc. All absences will be recorded on the 
personal card. 



III. Violation of signing out 

A. Violation of town-night rules will be handled by 
the Student Council. 

B. Failure to sign out to off-campus events other 
than town-night (such as church picnics, baby-sitting, 
visits in private homes, community church activities, 
etc.), and to any place on campus will result in a 
W.S.C.A. violation and penalty. 

on-campus off-campus 

1. failure to sign out 3 points 5 points 

2. failure to sign in 2 points 3 points 
3 *late — 1 to 5 minutes 3 points 5 points 

Each additional minute 'ate will add one point to 
the penalty. Over five points for one late penalty will 
constitute a call before the Sign-Out Committee. 

An accumulation of FIVE points will constitute a 
W.S.C.A. penalty. This will be a "Campus" (you may 
not leave the campus during the day and may not 
leave your room after dinner). The duration of the 
campus will depend on how the points are accumulat- 
ed, etc. This will be decided by the W S.C.A. Coordi- 
nating Council. 



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*Late 



Closing Hour 

10:30 p.m. Monday through Friday 

(late after that time) 

1 1 :00 p.m. Saturday 

(late after that time) 



1 0:30 p.m. Sunday 



(Students returning from home 
or other off-campus permis- 
sions will be late after this 

time) 

(Students returning from on- 
campus activities, Vespers and 
Vols, return immediately to the 
dormitory. Usual 1 5 minutes 
for dates in parlors remain the 
the same) 



Note: 

(1) Evenings when activities on-campus run 
past 10:00 p.m. and the Student Center is open until 
10:45 or 11:00 p.m. the late hour will be 11:00 
p.m. 

(2) Scheduled or individual activities that 
necessitate later return than the closing hour must be 
arranged by special permission with the Housemother 
or Dean of Women. 

(3) Failure to return on time arranged by 
special permission will be subject to same penalties as 
above. 



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D. Each girl's violations will be recorded in a file 
which will be kept by the W.S.C.A. 



IV. Sign out checkers 

A. The sign-out checkers will be the W.S.C.A. re- 
presentatives in each of the women's dormitories, plus 
an additional girl chosen in the freshman and sopho- 
more dormitories. 

B. These checkers will be a part of the Town- 
Night Committee, and along with the Student Counci 1 
chairman of Town Night, and the president of the 
W.S.G.A,, will meet once a week to discuss violations 
and recommend penalties if necessary. 



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MEN'S DORMITORIES 

Study 

1 . Dormitories are expected to be quiet for study 
after 7:30 each evening. 

2. Campus activities are required to be terminated 
and men are expected to be in their rooms with lights 
out by 1 1 :00 p.m., except for occasional study in one's 
own room. 

Absence from the Dormitory 

Overnight absence should be arranged with the Head 
of the Men's Dormitory or the Housemother. It is im- 
portant that the whereabouts of students be known at 
all times, in case they should be needed for any reason. 

Lobby 

Men living in the dormitory may entertain their 
families in the lobby. 

Disciplinary Measures 

Disciplinary measures will be taken by the Exec- 
utive Council of the Faculty or the Proctor of the dor- 
mitory for infraction of these rules: 

1. Abusing light privilege by habitually using lights 
after 1 1 :00 p.m. 

2. Creating a disturbance in dormitory. 

3. Wilful destruction of property. 

4. Violation of other dormitory regulations. 



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DINING HALL 

Meals are served in the Dining Hall on the first floor 
of Pearsons Hall according to the following schedule: 

Weekdays: 7:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m. 
Saturdays: 7:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. 
Sundays: 8:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. 

Your guests may eat in the dining room by arrang- 
ing with the Dietitian. Meal prices are: 

Weekdays : 

Breakfast, 40c; Lunch. 85c; Dinner, 85c 
Saturdays: 

Breakfast, 40c; Lunch, 85c; Supper, 40c. 
Sundays: 

Breakfast, 40c; Dinner, $1.25; Supper, 40c. 

All seven of your tablemates will appreciate your 
appearing well-groomed at meals, especially dinner. 
For Sunday dinner, both men and women are expected 
to wear their "Sunday best." 

Try to make conversation table-wide, but remember 
there are tables all around you, and it is annoying to 
them to have to listen to your conversation. After all. 
loud and boisterous talking is bad manners anywhere. 
And speaking of manners, be sure to take them along 
when you go to the Dining Hall. A polite "please" or 
"thank you" isn't too heavy a burden for anyone to 
carry. 

Your waitress will appreciate your thoughtfulness 
in getting to and from meals on time, since she has 
classes and obligations too. 

It is customary that grace be said before every meal. 

Again our advice is to be friendly and courteous! 



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CAMPUS SOCIAL LIFE 



Dating 



1 . Parlor dates may be had in the women's dormi- 
tory parlor from 7:00 to 10:30 p.m. any weekday 
evening and until 1 1 :00 p.m. Saturday evening by ar- 
ranging with the Head of the Dormitory. Freshman and 
Sophomore women may have four each month and 
Junior and Senior women may have an unlimited 
number. 

2. Sunday dating for Freshmen and Sophomores is 
for the services only, with the exception of Easter and 
Baccalaureate Sundays, when afternoon dating is also 
permitted. 

3. Calling hours for men in the women's dormitories 
are as follows: 

Weekdays 1 :00 to 1 :20 p.m. 

3:30 to 5:30 p.m. 

6:30 to 7:15 p.m. 

Town Night 5:00 to 7:15 p.m. 

9:30 to 10:30 p.m. 

Sunday Afternoon 1 :00 to 1 :30 p.m. 

Saturday Afternoon 1 :00 to 5:30 p.m. 

(Men may stay in the dorms after Vespers on Sun- 
day until 8:15 and after Student Vols until 9:15.) 

4. Couples may be together within the Circle Drive 
(the driveway circling the central campus) each 
weekday evening until 7:15 (7:00 on Sunday) and 
until 1 :20 on Sunday afternoons. 

5. Couples who date at announced College activ- 
ities will return to the women's dormitories within 
fifteen minutes after the close of the activity; and men 
do not stay after that time. 



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6. Dating in Knoxville for women other than Jun- 
iors and Seniors may be arranged occasionally by per- 
mission from the Dean of Women. Only bus transpor- 
tation is approved. 

7. Classrooms and classroom buildings are not to be 
used for dating. 



Dancing 

1. Social dancing each weekday (except Saturday' 
evening following supper till 7:15 is informal, held in 
the Intramural Gymnasium. 

2. Two formal, all-college dances are held each 
year, one in the fall and one in the spring. For girls 
dress is formal; for fellows tuxedos are nice but not 
necessary — business suits are just as acceptable. Ad- 
mission tickets are regulated by the Social Committee. 
Your request for a non-student guest must be handled 
through the office of the Dean of Women. 

3. Occasional informal all-college dances have rules 
which say "No" to corsages, tuxes, and admission 
charge. Music is recorded, and the informal note is ser. 

4. Dancing is permitted for small groups scheduling 
parties in the Y-rooms or other small social rooms, by 
arrangement with the Dean of Women and those re- 
sponsible for the premises involved. 



Planning Ali-Campus Entertainment 

1. Programs must be officially authorized and 
scheduled through the Faculty Committee on Schedul- 
ing of Activities (Office of Dean of Women). 



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2. Student programs are subject to preview by the 
Student-Faculty Committee on Student Programs. 

Planning Parties, Picnics, and Other Social Activities 

1. You must secure approval from the Dean of Wo- 
men's Office at least five days in advance. 

2. If the function involves transportation, it must 
be by conveyance on which personal insurance is 
carried on the passengers — this means buses, trains, or 
private cars. 

3. All social activities must be held on the campus 
or at some other approved place and must be properly 
chaperoned. 

4. The "Y" Rooms are available if arrangements 
are made in advance through the "Y" Rooms Com- 
mittee of the YWCA. There is a charge of 25c for use 
of the kitchen. Each social activity there must also be 
scheduled through the Dean of Women's Office. 

Evening Activities 

Evening activities must be scheduled in advance 
with the Faculty Committee on Scheduling of Activities 
(Office of Dean of Women). 



Initiations 

1. Initations are not to interfere with the general 
program of the College; for example, they must not 
be such as to create disturbance in Chapel, classes, 
dining hall, or dormitory. They must not involve phys- 
ical force or hazard. 

2. Plans and procedures for initiations must be ap- 
proved in advance by the Student Organizations Com- 
mittee, in accordance with the principles stated above. 



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Automobiles 

1 . No out-of-town student may have an automo- 
bile or other motor vehicle while at Maryville College 
except by special permission given only in unusual 
cases. This permission is required whether or not park- 
ing space on the campus is desired; request must be 
made in writing through the Personnel Office before 
the car is brought. 



2. Students living in Maryville who regularly use 
cars at the College must secure permit tags each year 
from the Maintenance Office. Parking spaces will then 
be assigned to those who park regularly on the campus. 
(Faculty members also secure permits and parking as- 
signments.) 



3. Women students are not permitted to ride in 
automobiles with young men without permission from 
the De3n of Women. Permission should also be secured 
from the Housemother for other automobile riding 
(townspeople, visitors, day students, etc.). 



Dress 

1 . Girls wear jeans, slacks, or Bermuda shorts for 
active sports, hiking and the like; but never to dining 
hall, classes, chapel, administrative offices, or 
off campus to the Grill or town. The same applies to 
the wearing of athletic or Bermuda shorts by men. 

2. Men always wear shirts or jerseys, even when 
playing tennis. 



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3. Careless or sloppy dress is not acceptable in the 
dining hall at any time. Students are expected to give 
special attention to dress for Sunday dinner and other 
dress-up occasions; that is, girls will wear "heels and 
hose" and men "suits and ties" at such time. 



General 

1 . Ball throwing or snowballing is not permitted 
near buildings. 

2. Athletic facilities are not to be used on Sundays. 

3. Visiting drug stores, restaurants, and the like 
between Sunday School and Church and on Sunday 
afternoon is not permissible. 

4. Use of intoxicants by students is forbidden. 

5. Pool-rooms and places selling beer or other al- 
coholic beverages are off limits to students. 

6. Each student organization must be approved by 
the faculty. No secret organization is permitted. 



Demerits 

These are given by the Executive Council of the 
Faculty for violation of College regulations. 



Dismissal from College 

This decision is made by the Executive Council of 
the Faculty when a student: 

1 . Accumulates four semester hours of penalty for 
excess absences within one semester. 

2. Accumulates ten demerits. 

3. Is guilty of a serious infraction or persistently 
fails to cooperate with the general program of the Col- 
lege. 

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ON COINC TO CLASS 

Regular attendance at classes, chapel, Sunday school, 
and church is an important part of a successful record 
at Maryville College. You should not miss any sched- 
uled class or other activity unless it is absolutely neces- 
sary, and you should keep an accurate record with your 
Housemother of any such absence. 

Attendance requirements are based on the principle 
that credit is earned by attendance at classes as well 
as by performance on class work. If a student incurs 
more than a minimum allowance of absences there is 
placed on his permanent record a statement of ad- 
ditional hours to be earned in order to meet graduation 
requirements. 

In general, the procedure is this. To cover necessary 
absence, the student is allowed as many absences per 
semester from each class as the class meetings per 
week. This allowance must be used only for unavoid- 
able absence, such as for serious illness or other em- 
ergency. The allowance for chapel is 5 absences per 
semester and for Sunday school and church (or Ves- 
pers) a total of 6 absences per semester (i.e., absences 
from Sunday school and church added together must 
not exceed 6). Absences for authorized college activi- 
ties (athletic teams, debate teams, etc.) count half; 
absences on the day before and the day after an an- 
nounced holiday or recess count double. You are 
urged to remember that there are no "free cuts." 

For each absence over the allowance, additional 
graduation requirement of 1 '5 semester hour is entered 
on the student's record. Exception is made only in un- 
usual cases, such as serious illness requiring hospitali- 
zation, required service to the College, and the like, 
upon appeal filed by the student within two days fol- 



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lowing the absence. The appeal is acted on by a fac- 
ulty committee at the end of the semester, or earlier 
if required in special cases. 

If a student accumulates as much as 4 semester 
hours of such additional requirement in a semester he 
is suspended from College for the remainder of the 
semester, unless re-instated by the Faculty. Students 
on the Honor Roll (standing of 2.25) the previous 
semester are not bound by the class allowances, but a 
record of their absences is kept as for other students, 
and they must take all announced tests as scheduled. 
Such students have the same requirements as others 
for chape', Sunday school, and church. 

An announced test may be made up only by permis- 
sion of the Personnel Office to the teacher concerned, 
upon presentation of evidence by the student that the 
absence was unavoidable. In case of doubt, the Per- 
sonnel Office should be consulted before the absence. 
It is the policy of the College that in view of the de- 
lay and irregularity involved, a make-up test is to be 
more difficult than the original. 

Absences for any cause totaling one fourth of the 
class meetings prevent a grade above "D" in the 
course: if absences total one half of the class meet- 
ings, "F" is given. 



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A hearty greeting to all returning students, and 
a warm welcome to you Freshmen! 

The role your student government plays in campus 
affairs depends largely on your attitude toward it. 
Effective student government is everyone's concern 
and responsibility. With your interest and support your 
Student Council will be able to adequately fill the role 
it plays in our college life. 

Only through responsible, capable, and willing partic- 
ipation in the program of the entire college will the 
true value of your college experience be realized. 
This year more than ever we ask your active partic- 
ipation in the work of Student Council. Council will 
be able to assume a more effective role in our campus 
life only if it has the cooperation and interest of the 
entire student body. 

May I express my hope that Maryville College meets 
your expectations and that the experiences and re- 
lationships made on the campus will be of lasting value 
to you as you prepare to meet the challenges of life. 

Respectfully, 
Dave Morris 
President of the 
Student Body 

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CONSTITUTION OF THE STUDENT BODY 

OF MARYVILLE COLLEGE 

Preamble 

We, the students of Maryville College, in order to 
provide a responsible student government to represent, 
lead, and unify the student body and in order to pro- 
mote maximum cooperation among the students, fac- 
ulty, and adminstration, do establish this constitution- 
Article I — Name 

The name of the organization shall be the Student 
Body of Maryville College. 

Article II — Purpose 

The purpose of this organization shall be to unify 
the student body in the common motive of self-govern- 
ment in order to assume responsibilities in the man- 
agement of our affairs, strengthen the cooperation 
among students, faculty, and adminstration, and in- 
crease loyalty to the best interests of the College. 

Article lh — Membership 

All students of Maryville College shall be members 
of the Student Body. 

Article IV — Meetings 

Meetings of the Student Body shall be held at the 
call of the President of the Student Body. 

Article V — General Organization 

Sec. 1 . The general administrative and legislative 
organ of the Student Body of Maryville College shall be 
the Student Council, which shall share authority with 
the Executive Council of the Faculty. 



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Sec. 2. The Student Council and the Executive 
Council of the Faculty shall cooperate through a Stu- 
dent-Faculty Senate, which shall consider and recom- 
mend legislation. 

Sec. 3. The Women's Student Government Associa- 
tion shall constitute an independent administrative de- 
partment of the government and shall govern only on 
matters pertaining to women's residence. 

Article VI — Officers 

Sec. 1. The officers of the Student Body shall be a 
President and a Vice-President. 

Sec. 2. The President shall be a member of the 
senior class and the Vice-President shall be a member 
of either the junior or the senior class. 

Sec. 3. The President and the Vice-President shall 
be elected for a term of one year by the Student Body 
by a majority of the votes cast. 

Sec. 4. The duties of the officers shall be as fol- 
lows : 

a. The President shall 

( 1 ) Preside at meetings of the Student Body and 
of the Student Council. 

(2) Call special meetings of the Student Council 
when necessary. 

(3) Nominate the chairmen of the standing com- 
mittees of the Student Council and submit 
them for approval to the Student Council. 

(4) Nominate the members of the standing com- 
mittees of the Student Council, after consulta- 
tion with the standing committee chairmen 
concerned, and submit them for approval to 
the Student Council. 

(5) Set up such temporary special committees as 
shall be necessary from time to time, subject 
to the approval of the Student Council 



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(6) Serve as ex officio member of all standing and 

special committees. 
(7) Serve as Vice-Chairman of the Student-Faculty 

Senate. 
b. The Vice-President shall take over the duties of 

the President in his absence. 

Article VII — Student Council 

Sec. 1. The objectives of the Student Council shall 
be to 

a. Cooperate with faculty, administration, and stu- 
dents in maintaining Maryville's distinctive major 
polices, such as those of ( 1 ) high scholarship, 

(2) low expense rates, (3) positive Christian 
emphasis and program. 

b. Represent accurately the points of view of the 
Student Body with respect to the following three 
phases of campus life: spiritual, academic, and 
social. 

c. Consider, develop, and seek to promote matters 
of student interest in cooperation with the fac- 
ulty and administration. 

d. Supervise and coordinate certain student activi- 
ties as provided for in this Constitution and its 
By-Laws. 

e. Promote a good relationship with other colleges. 

Sec. 2. The Student Council shall be organized as 
follows: 

a. The membership shall consist of the following 

students: 
( 1 ) The Student Body President and Vice-Presi- 
dent. 
(2) The Women's Student Government Association 
President and the Men's Student Co-operative 
President. 



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(3) The four class presidents. 

(4) The followng class representatives: 

a. Four Freshmen. 

b. Four Sophomores. 

c. Five Juniors. 

d. Five Seniors. 

b. To become and remain eligible for membership 
in the Student Council a class representative 
shall meet the necessary academic requirements 
for membership in the class which he represents. 

c. Class representatives shall be elected for a term 
of one year by a majority of votes cast by their 
respective classes. 

d. A member may be dropped from the Student 
Council for the following reasons: 

( 1 ) Four unexcused absences per semester. 

(2) Inability to carry on Student Council duties 

because of illness or other reasons. 

(3) Conduct unbecoming to a Student Counci' 

member. 

e. The class concerned shall have the power to fill 
any vacancy arising between regular elections. 

f. The officers of the Student Council shall be a 

President, a Vice-President, and a Secretary- 
Treasurer. 

( 1 ) The President and the Vice-President of the 
Student Body shall be the President and 
the Vice-President of the Student Council. 
(2) The Secretary-Treasurer shall be elected by 
the Student Council at the first meeting of 
the year from its own membership, and shall 

a. Keep minutes of all Student Council and 
Student Body meetings. 

b. Handle all correspondence for the Stu- 
dent Council. 

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c. Keep a record of the collector) of alt 
funds for Student Council purposes and 
of all expenditures. 

Sec. 3. The duties of the Student Council as a 
whole shall include the following: 

a. The Student Council shall meet at regular inter- 
vals as it may decide, but at least twice a month 
from September to May. 

b. The Student Council shall conduct all campus- 
wide elections. 

c. The Student Council shall assume responsibility 
for regulating and enforcing such agreements as 
may be entered into with the Executive Councii 
of the Faculty. 

d. In carrying out its objectives the Student Coun- 
cil shall refer questions to the Student- Faculty 
Senate for consideration and recommendation, 
and shall present to the Student-Faculty Senate 
proposals for enactment of legislation which may 
be considered desirable. The Student Council 
shall also receive, consider, and pass upon recom- 
mendations of the Student-Faculty Senate for 
such legislation. 

Article VIII — Student-Faculty Senate 

Sec. 1. !t shall be the purpose of the Senate to: 

a. Consider all questions and proposals referred to 
it by the Student Council or the Executive Coun- 
cil of the Faculty. 

b. Recommend for consideration and ratification by 
the Executive Council of the Faculty and the 
Student Council such legislation as may be 
deemed wise and necessary. 

Sec. 2. The Student- Faculty Senate shall be com- 
posed of 



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a. Eight students who shall include 

( 1 ) The Student Body President. 

(2) Seven members of the Student Council. 

b. Eight faculty members. 

c. The President of the College. 

Sec. 3 The members of the Student- Faculty Senate 
shall be selected as follows: 

a. The Student Council members shall be elected 
by the Student Council from its members at the 
first regular meeting of the fall semester. 

b. The faculty members shall be appointed from the 
Executive Council of the Faculty by the Presi- 
dent of the College at the opening of the fall 
semester each year. 

Sec. 4. The President of the College shall serve as 
Chairman of the Senate and the Student Body Presi- 
dent shall serve as Vice-Chairman of the Senate; the 
Senate shall elect a Secretary. The Vice-Chairman shall 
serve in the absence of the Chairman. 

Sec. 5. The Senate shall meet at regular times as 
it may decide, but at least twice a month from Sep- 
tember to May. 

Sec. 6. A quorum for the transaction of all busi- 
ness shall consist of at least five students and five 
faculty members. 

Article IX — Legislation 

Sec. 1. By-Laws shall be recommended by the Stu- 
dent-Faculty Senate and shall become effective after 
approval by the Student Council and the Executive 
Council of the Faculty. All By-Laws shall conform with 
the Constitution. 

Sec. 2. Rules of Procedure for the various com- 
mittees set up by the By-Laws shall be formulated 

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by the committees concerned and shail be filed for 
record with the Student Council and the Student 
Faculty Senate. The Rules of Procedure for a particular 
committee shall conform with the By-Law establishing 
the Committee. 



Article X — Amendment and Revision 

Sec. 1. Each amendment or revision shall be ap- 
proved by a two-thirds vote of the membership of the 
Student Council. 

Sec. 2. The amendment or revision shall be pre- 
sented to the Executive Council of the Faculty for ap- 
proval. 

Sec. 3. If approved by the Executive Council of the 
Faculty, the amendment or revision shall be published 
in the issue of the Highland Echo immediately preced- 
ing the date set for presenting it to the Student Bock', 
together with a notice of the time and place of meet- 
ing. 

Sec. 4. The amendment or revision shall become 
effective when ratified by the Student Body by two- 
thirds of the votes cast. 



Article XI — Ratification 

This Constitution shall become effective upon com- 
pletion of the procedure laid down in Article X. 

(The Constitution was approved by the Faculty and 
the Student Council, was ratified by the Student Body, 
and became effective March 3, 1955.) 



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By-Law 1 — Elections Committee 

Sec. 1. The Elections Committee shall be a stand- 
ing committee composed of the Vice-President of the 
Student Body as chairman, the four class presidents, 
and such other members as may be designated. 

Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the Elections Com- 
mittee to supervise and enforce the nomination pro- 
cedure for the President and Vice-President of the 
Student Body. It shall 

a. Furnish petition blanks for candidates and act as 
custodian of the completed blanks. 

b. Ascertain that the signatures of seventy-five stu- 
dents and the signature of the candidate are on 
the petition before the candidate is declared a 
nominee, insuring that there is no duplication of 
signatures on petitions of candidate for the same 
office and that no candidate is running for both 
offices. 

Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the Elections Com- 
mittee to enforce all campaign rules of procedure. 

Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of the Elections Com- 
mittee to conduct the annual election of the President 
and the Vice-President of the Student Body, the class 
officers, and the Student Council representatives in 
April, with the exception of the freshman class offi- 
cers and Student Council representatives, who will be 
elected in October. It shall 

a. Have a list of all nominees posted on the Student 
Council bulletin board before the election. 

b. Have announced in chapel before the election 
the date, hours, and places of the election. 

c. Make provision for absentee balloting for those 
students absent from the College participating in 
school functions. 

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d. Have authorized lists of all members of the vot- 
ing classes. 

e. Insure that no votes are cast other than by reg- 
istered students upon the proper ballots. 

f. Keep an accurate record of those voting. 

g. Insure that at all times during the voting hours 
there is at least one member of the Student 
Council on duty at the voting place. 

h. Maintain proper conditions for secret balloting. 

i. Count all votes and certify the results to the Stu- 
dent Council and the Student Body. 

Sec. 5. It shall be the duty of the Elections Com- 
mittee to conduct other campus-wide elections when 
directed by the Student Council and such run-off 
elections as shall be necessary. 

By-Law 2 — Athletics Committee 

Sec. 1. The Athletics Committee shall be a student- 
faculty committee composed of the Chairman and equal 
numbers of faculty and students. It shall include the 
Director of Athletics and such members of the Fac- 
ulty Committee on Athletics as the President of the 
College shall designate. 

Sec. 2. It shall be the function of the Athletics 
Committee to represent student and faculty points-of- 
view in athletic matters, to cooperate with the Di- 
rector of Athletics and his staff in promoting intra- 
mural and intercollegiate athletics, and to carry out 
the other duties specified in this By-Law. 

Sec. 3. The Athletics Committee shall elect athletic 
team managers from the student body to fill such 
places as the Director of Athletics shall designate. 

a. The Director of Athletics shall make to the Com- 
mittee such nominations for managerships as he 



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may desire, and oher nominations may be made 
by members of the Committee. 

b. The Committee shall elect such persons for man- 
agers as shall be acceptable to the Director ©f 
Athletics. 

c. Managers for the various teams shall be elected 
not later than the following dates preceding the 
playing season: Football, by June 1 ; Basketball, 
by December 1 ; Baseball, by March 1 ; Track. 
by March 1 ; other teams by the dates designated 
by the Director of Athletics. 

Sec. 4. Letters and monograms shall be awarded by 
the Committee upon the recommendation of the Di- 
rector of Athletics. 

a. A student shall be eligible to receive the Mary- 
ville College Varsity "M" when he has completed 
the semester in which the season ends, is in 
good standing in the College, and in a given sea- 
son meets one of the following requirements. 

(1) Has played in fifteen quarters of regularly 
scheduled intercollegiate football games. 

(2) Has played in at least one-half of Ihe reg- 
ularly scheduled intercollegiate basketball 
games. 

(3) Has played at least five innings a game in 
each of one-half of the regularly scheduled 
intercollegiate baseball games, or pitched at 
least thirty-six innings. 

(4) Has scored at least a total of ten points in 
all track meets, or has placed first in the 
State meet. 

(5) Has scored at least ten points in varsity 
wrestling competition on the following 
basis: five points for a fall, three points for 
a decision, and two points for a draw. 



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(6) 'Has played in at least one-half of the inter- 
collegiate tennis matches and has won at 
least four singles and|or doubles matches. 

(7) Has won at least one first or second place 
in an intercollegiate swimming meet and 
has won at least ten points in intercollegiate 
meets. 

(8) Has scored at least ten points in an inter- 
collegiate cross-country meet on the follow- 
ing basis: 1st place, ten points; 2nd place, 
nine points; etc. — 10th place, one point. 

(9) Has met the women's athletic point system 
requirements as specified in Section 5. 

(10) Has been an active cheerleader for two 
years and has been recommended by the 
Pep Committee. 

(11) Has served one year as apprentice manager 
and one year as regular manager in the 
same sport. 

The Director of Athletics shall have the right to 
recommend for athletic letters players who for 
justifiable reasons have not met all of the min- 
imum requirements; and he may, upon state- 
ment of his reasons, decline to recommend play- 
ers who have met the minimum requirement 
listed above. 

The types and sizes of the Maryville College 
"M" awarded for athletics shall be as follows: 

(1) Football, a seven and one-half inch block 
"M." 

(2) Basketball, Baseball, and Track, a six-inch 
block "M." 

(3) Wrestling, Tennis, Cross-Country, and 
Swimming, a five-inch block "M." 

(4) Cheerleader, a five-inch "M" with a meg- 
aphone design approved by the Committee. 



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(5) Women's point system, as specified in Sec- 
tion 5. 

Sec. 5. Women students may be awarded letters 
and monograms for achievement in the women's ath- 
letic point system by the Committee upon the recom- 
mendation of those in charge of physical training for 
women and the Director of Athletics. 

a. The content of the point system and the require- 
ments for awards shall be determined by the 
College Division of Health and Physical Education 
and Athletics. 

b. The required number of points and the awards 
shall be as follows: 

i 1 ) For earning 400 points, a six-and-one-half 
by six-and-one-half inch "MC" monogram. 

(2) For earning 500 points, a six-and-one-half 
by five-and-one-half inch "M." 

(3) For the three women earning the highest 
number of points over 600, a special award 
for superior achievement. 

(4) For earning over 600 points the second and 
each succeeding time, a chevron. 

c. The design of the above letters and monograms 
shall be determined from time to time by the 
Committee upon recommendation of the Director 
of Athletics. 

By-Law 3 — Social Committee 

Sec. 1. The Social Committee shall be a student- 
faculty committee composed of the Chairman and equal 
numbers of faculty and students. It shall include the 
Dean of Women, the Dean of Men, the Director of 
the Student Center, the Chairman of the Faculty 
Committee on Scheduling Activities, and the Chairman 
of the Organizations Committee. 



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Sec. 2. The purpose of the Social Committee shall 
be to provide an adequate and varied social program 
for the student body of Maryville College. 

Sec. 3. The Social Committee shall 

a. Establish and mainain general policies govern- 
ing the Student Center. 

b. Select the Director and such students as may 
be employed in the Student Center. 

c. Establish and maintain general policies govern- 
ing the total student social program. 

d. Plan a program which will give balance to the 
yearly social activities. 

e. Supervise the expenditure of such funds as may 
be available for the operation of the Student 
Center and for the support of the social program. 

f. Maintain a social activities calendar on which all 
student activities must be recorded. 

g. Clear dates for all student activities through the 
Faculty Committee on Scheduling Activities. 

h. Regulate the general social program between 
6:30 and 7:15 each evening except Saturday and 
Sunday evenings. 

i. Establish and maintain rules and regulations for 
all dancing. 

Sec. 4. All action of the Social Committee shall be 
subject to the approval of the Executive Council of the 
Faculty as well as the Student Council. 

By-Law 4 — Class Organization 

Sec. 1. The officers of each class shall be a Presi- 
dent, a Vice-President, and a Secretary -Treasurer, 
a. The President shall 

( 1 ) Serve as ex-officio member of the Student 
Council and the Elections Committee. 



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(2) Appoint class committees. 

(3) Serve as ex-officio member of all class 
committees. 

(4) Call and preside at class meetings. 

b. The Vice-President shall perform all the duties 
of the President in the case of his absence or in- 
ability to serve. 

c. The Secretary-Treasurer shall 

(1) Keep all minutes of class meetings. 

(2) Conduct class correspondence. 

(3) Collect class dues. 

(4) Deposit all money received on behalf of the 
class in a bank account which shall be 
maintained in the name of the class. 

(5) Expend class funds only upon authorization 
of the President. 

(6) Keep a careful record of all the receipts and 
expenditures in a book provided for that 
purpose at the expense of the class. 

(7) Make a report of all money collected and 
disbursed, whenever called upon for such a 
report by the class President or by the Fac- 
ulty Committee on Student Business Man- 
agement. 

(8) Present all records as a final report to the 
Faculty Committee on Student Business 
Managerment at the close of the academic 
year in the spring and to transfer the Secre- 
tary's minutes, the account and records 
when audited, to his elected successor, ex- 
cept that in the Senior Class the records shall 
be turned over to the Committee on Stu- 
dent Business Managerment. 

Sec. 2. Nominations for all positions shall be in 
class meetings called for the purpose of selecting can- 



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didates. A motion to close nominations may be passed 
by a simple majority vote. The number of nominees 
shall by reduced to the required number of candidates 
by show of hands. 

Sec. 3. Class officers, Student Council representa- 
tives, sponsors for Barnwarming, and May Day Court 
members shall be elected annually by a majority of the 
votes cast by their respective class members. The num- 
ber of candidates shall not exceed two for each posi- 
tion, except that in the case of Student Council re- 
presentaives the number of candidates shall not ex- 
ceed twice the number of positions to be filled. 

Sec. 4. Class dues shall be due and payable at the 
opening of the fall and spring semesters, the amount 
to be determined by the vote of each class, but shall 
not exceed one dollar per semester. 



By-Law 5 — Student Organizations Committee 

Sec. 1. The Student Organizations Committee shall 
be a standing committee, including a Chairman and a 
representative from each type of student organization 
on the Maryville College campus. For the purpose of 
this By-Law these types shall be (1) religious, (2) 
social, (3) special interest, and (4) honorary. The 
presidents of the organizations embraced by each type 
will jointly select the representative for that type of 
organization. 

Sec. 2. The purpose of the Student Organizations 
Committee shall be to provide an organizational struc- 
ture through which the activities of all organizations 
of Maryville College may be coordinated by the Stu- 
dent Council. 

Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the Student Organ- 
izations Committee to 

a. Consider all recommendations of the various 

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organizations on the campus for improving and 
unifying the many social activities. 

b. Give these organizations proper coordination 
with the Student Council. 

c. Act as the agent through which all applications 
from groups for the formation of new organiza- 
tions shall be channeled. 

d. Examine and keep a file of the financial reports 
of all organizations. 



By-Law 6 — Pep Committee 

Sec. 1 . The Pep Committee shall be a student- 
faculty committee, including the Director of Athletics, 
Captain of the Cheerleaders, Director of the Band, and 
the Director of Public Relations. 

Sec. 2. It shall be the purpose of the Pep Commit- 
tee to stimulate enthusiasm and support for all ath- 
letic activities. 

Sec. 3. The duties of the Pep Committee shall in- 
clude 

a. Decorating the athletic fields. 

b. Conducting the election of the cheerleaders. 

c. Conducting pep rallies. 

d. Managing the Homecoming Parade. 

Sec. 4. All cheerleaders shall be elected by the Stu- 
dent Body at the beginning of each fall semester after 
try-outs before the Student Body. 



By-Law 7 — Publicity Committee 

Sec. 1 . The Publicity Committee shall be a standing 
committee, including the Editor of the Highland Echo. 



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Sec. 2. The purpose of the Publicity Committee 
shall be to publicize the activities of the Student 
Council including 

a. Time and place of Student Body and Student 
Council meetings. 

b. Newly adopted By-Laws. 

c. Business transacted at Student Council meetings. 
Sec. 3. The Publicity Committee members shall act 

as the representatives of Student Council on the High- 
land Echo Committee. 

By-Law 8 — Town Night 

Sec. 1. The Student Council shall be responsible for 
the satisfactory working of town night and shall carry 
out the Operating Plan. 

Sec. 2. The Town Night Committee shall be a 
standing committee composed of a chairman from Stu- 
dent Council and two representatives from each wo- 
men's dormitory to be elected by WSCA each semester. 

Sec. 3. The Town Night Operating Plan shall be 
for the college year specified and shall be subject to 
question andjor revision in May or whenever necessary. 

a. Any such revisions in the plan shall be reported 
promptly to the Student-Faculty Senate and the 
Executive Council of the Faculty and thereafter 
submitted to the Student Body for ratification. 

b. Regardless of revisions this plan must be ratified 
by the Student Body not later than the second 
week of the fall semester of each college year. 

Sec. 4. The Student Council shall be responsible for 
the enforcement of the Town Night Operating Plan. 
It shall be responsible for 

a. The number of times town night may be taken. 
( 1 ) Freshman women may have one town night 
each week, Monday through Saturday; Soph- 
omore women may have two; junior women 
may have three; Senior women may have 



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Town Night any week night. 

(2) Junior and Senior women may take one 
night in Knoxville, in accordance with 
WSCA regulations. 

b. The time regulations of 5:00 to 10:30 p.m., 
1 1 :00 p.m. on Saturday. 

c. Maintaining area limits, which include the sec- 
tion of Maryville bounded by the College Cam- 
pus, Cates Street, Washington Street and Har- 
per Street, and including Noah's Ark. 

d. The provision that girls must be with a date or 
in groups of two or more girls at all times; ano 
for making provisions for housemothers to know 
the whereabouts of each girl. 

e. Maintaining proper conduct and dealing with in- 
stances of behavior that bring adverse criticism 
from students, faculty, or townspeople. 

Sec. 5. This By-Law shall be for the college year 
specified, but shall be subject to question or recall by 
the Student Council or Executive Council of the Fac- 
ulty at any time and must be reviewed and approved 
each May before it is effective for the coming year. 

By-Law 9 — Curriculum Committee 

Sec. 1. The Curriculum Committee shall be a stu- 
dent-faculty committee, composed of the Dean of the 
College as chairman, and a student and a teaching 
faculty member from each of the six curricular divi- 
sions of the College. 

a. Faculty members shall be appointed by the Presi- 
dent of the College. 

b. The student member from each curricular div- 
ision shall be chosen by the major students in 
that division. 

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c. The Committee shall elect one of the student 
members as Vice-Chairman. 

Sec. 2. It shall be the function of the Curriculum 
Committee to study matters of curriculum and in- 
struction and report the results of such study to the 
Student-Faculty Senate. 

By-Law 10 — Student Programs Committee 

Sec. 1. The Student Programs Committee shall be 
a student-faculty committee, composed of the Chair- 
man of the Faculty Committee on Student Programs, 
who shall serve as chairman; a Vice-Chairman from 
Student Council; and two additional faculty members, 
appointed by the President of the College, and two 
additional students, appointed by the President of the 
Student Body. 

Sec. 2. It shall be the function of the Student Pro- 
grams Committee to approve plans and scripts for all- 
campus student programs, such as Rush Week, Barn- 
warming, Skit Night, Freshman Talent Show, Senior 
Send-off, and Senior Day. 

By-Law 1 1 — Highland Echo Committee 

Sec. 1. The Highland Echo Committee shall be a 
student-faculty committee composed of the Faculty 
Committee on Student Publications; and the Editor-in- 
Chief, the Managing Editor, and the Business Manager 
of the Highland Echo. The Committee shall elect its 
Chairman. 

Sec. 2. The purpose of the Highland Echo Commit- 
tee shall be to exercise supervision over the Highland 
Echo. 

Sec. 3. The duties of the Highland Echo Committee 
shall include 



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a. Choosing the editorial staff and reporters upon 
recommendation of the Editor-in-Chief. 

b. Choosing the Business Manager and the business 
staff. 

c. Supervising the election of the Editor-in-Chief. 

d. Accepting responsibility for the policies, content, 
and financial management of the Highland Echo. 



By-Law 12 — Projects Committee 

Sec. 1. The Projects Committee shall be composed 
of a chairman and such members as the President of 
the Student Council shall designate. 

Sec. 2. The purpose of the Projects Committee shall 
be to initiate and carry out projects duly approved by 
the Student Council, such as Campus Beautiful Week. 



By-Law 13 — United States National Student 
Association Co-ordinating Committee 

Sec. 1. The USNSA Co-ordinating Committee shall 
be composed of the USNSA Coordinator and other 
members designated by the President of the Student 
Council. 

Sec. 2. The purpose of the USNSA Coordinating 
Committee shall be to stimulate the interchange of 
material and ideas between the student body of Mary- 
ville College and the national and international organi- 
zation. 

By-Law 14 — Rules of Order 

All procedures not specified in this constitution 
shall be in accord with Robert's Rules of Order. 



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TOWN NIGHT OPERATING PLAN 

I. The Town Night Operating Plan shall be in ac- 
cordance with the Town Night Agreement between 
the Executive Council of the Faculty and the Student 
Council. The plan shall be for the college year speci- 
fied and shall be subject to question and|or revision 
in May or whenever necessary. Any such revisions in 
the plan shall be reported promptly to the Student- 
Faculty Senate and the Executive Council of the Facul- 
ty, thereafter to be submitted to the Student Body for 
ratification. Regardless of revisions this plan must be 
ratified by the Student Body not later than the second 
week of the fall semester of each college year. 

II. Provisions. 

Couples and groups of two or more girls are eligible 
for town night. 

Frequency and time of town nights: 

1. Town night shall last from 5:00 p.m. till 10:15 
p.m. (late after 10:30), Monday through Friday; 
Saturday, 5:00 p.m. till 11:00 p.m. 

2. Town night couples shall be allowed in the par- 
lors of the women's residence halls from 9:30 to 
10:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; Saturday 
till 1 1 :00 p.m. 

3. Freshmen girls shall be allowed one town night 
per week, Monday through Saturday; Sophomore 
girls shall be allowed two town nights per week, 
Monday through Saturday; Junior girls shall be 
allowed three town nights per week, Monday 
through Saturday; Senior girls may take town 
nights as desired, Monday through Saturday. 

4. Junior and Senior girls may take one town night 
each week in Knoxville, in accordance with rules 
of the Women's Student Government Association. 



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Signing out: 

1. Each girl shall personally sign out in the dormitory 
on her sign-out card found in the House File box 
and place it in the OUT box. 

2. In the space labeled Destination each girl shall 
write Town Night and the name of the person 
accompanying her. 

3. Each girl must sign in by 10:30, or 11:00 on 
Saturday, and leave her card in the OUT box. 

4. Names of the girls who have not signed in by 
10:30, or 11:00 on Saturday, shall be given to 
the Housemother. The WSCA representative in 
charge of the box will also keep the late names, 
note the time of return, and turn these in to the 
Town Night Chairman from Student Council. 

5. Late girls must report immediately to the House- 
mother and the WSCA representative in charge. 



Care of File and Out-Box 

1 . There shall be two girls elected from each 
women's dormitory to be in charge of the file 
and out-box. These elections shall be held in 
accordance with semester WSCA elections. 

2. These six girls shall work under the direction 
of the Student Council Town Night Committee. 

3. These qirls shall attend to the box on alternate 
weeks. Their duties shall include: 

a. Checking the cards at 10:30, or 11:00 on 
Saturday. 

b. Reporting all late names to the Housemother. 

c. Keeping a list of the late names, noting the 
time each girl reports to them personally, 
turning late names and amount of tardiness 
in to the Student Council Town Night Chair- 
man. 



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Area: 

The area visited shall include only the business 
section of Maryville bounded by the College Campus, 
Washington Street, Harper Street, and Cates Street, 
but extending to include Noah's Ark. Students shall 
go directly to and from the campus and shall see to 
it that their behavior at all times is such as to reflect 
the good taste and high standards of the College and 
its student body. 

Note: Stanley and Miller Avenues are direct routes 
to College Hill Grill and Jones Avenue to Washing- 
ton Street. 

III. Responsibility. 

The Student Council is responsible for carrying out 
the agreement. The plan will be effective only as long 
as the Student Body is willing to cooperate. The Stu- 
dent Body is to signify its willingness to recognize the 
authority of the Student Council by a vote of approva) 
of the plan. The Student Council will recognize and 
be prepared to deal with instances of behavior which 
may bring adverse criticism from students, faculty, or 
townspeople, and with other infractions as to area and 
number of times allowed. 

IV. Penalties. 

The Student Council is responsible for the enforce- 
ment of all college rules and regulations for persons 
taking a town night, and for administering this re- 
sponsibility. It is empowered to impose penalties as 
stated below, or to recommend other penalties. In 
general, maximum penalties imposed shall be as fol- 
lows : 

1 . Suspension of town night for eight weeks for 

a. Failure to sign out on the town night slips. 

b. Overstaying the hour by more than five min- 
utes. 

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c. Taking more town nights than the stated 
number allowed. 

2. Suspension of town night for six weeks for 

a. Failure to be in groups of two or with a date 
at all times. 

b. Conduct that occasions unfavorable criticism. 

3. Suspension of town night for four weeks for 

a. Being late up to and including five minuter. 

b. Being out of bounds. 

4. Suspension of town night for two weeks for 

a. Failure to sign in and return sign-out card 
to the out-box. 

b. Signing in or out for another person. 

5. Three demerits for going to town during time in 

which town night has been suspended. 

Additional Explanations: 

1 . Girls are to remain at all times in groups of two 
or more. 

2. Penalty for overstaying the time will be imposed 
after 10:30 p.m. 

3. Students shall go directly to and from the dormi- 
tory. 

4. In connection with note 3, the lobby at Pearsons 
is on the second floor, not in the dining hall 
entrance. 

5. Town Night rules concerning conduct apply to 
all students regardless of whether they have been 
to town or not. 

6. Penalties are carried over the Christmas holidays 
and are not included in that period of time. 

7. In the event that more than one penalty is in- 
flicted, the Student Council may stipulate that 
the penalties run concurrently. 

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The M.C. "Welcome" mat is swept off for "y'all" 
— the class of 1963. Hi! 

We of the YWCA and YMCA want to do all we 
can to help your years at Mary vi lie be a worthwhile 
life experience. 

"Y" has an "M" and "W" for men and women . . . 
and a "C" for Christian. Men and women mean the 
way we accept responsibility as maturing college stu- 
dents . . . Christian, in the truest sense of the word, 
means for us — not the sitting-back and hymn- 
singing kind — but the kind that lives in all we do. 
In study, worship, sports, and social life, we seek to 
deepen our education around a growing life purpose. 

Won't you share actively with us in seeking and 
realizing this purpose, as individuals and as a campus. 



In your interest, 
Elaine Louise Brininger 



President of YWCA 



Ron Hoefer 
President of YMCA 



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YWCA 1959-60 



Officers 



President 

Vice-President _ 

Secretary 

Treasurer 



Nu Camma Chairman 



Lou Brininger 

Joan Menk 

Linda Dobson 

Mary Cray Goodwin 
Susan Fagan 



Cabinet 



Artists Series 

Barnwarming 

Community Service 

Devotions 



Ecumenical Encounters 
Home Avenue 



Interracial 



M Book 



Pi Gamma 
Program __ 



Publicity 
Social 



Sunnybrook lj 

Y Store 

Y Rooms _ 



Lessie Anne Rhodes 

Rosemary Lee 

Eugenia Miller 

Linda Messer 

Phyllis Stine 

Helen Martenis 

Betsy Lonsinger 

Brenda HeweU 

jo Widener 

Cindy Aber 

Jo Thacker 



Y Radio 



. Charlotte Cathey 
Lynn Waddington 
Margie Stevenson 

Gretchen Ide 

Paula Roberts 

Carolyn Gass 

. Joyce Trautwein 

_1_ Mary Darling 

Carolyn Siera 

Lou Parrott 



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YMCA 1959-60 



President 



Vice-President 

Secretary 

Treasurer 



Ronald Hoefer 
Lee O'Dell 



Don Buddie 



Dave Doyscher 



Director of Services 
Y Store 



Devotions 

Publicity 

Fellowship 

Athletics 

Maintenance 



Graham Bardsley 
Charles Crissman 

Bob Duggan 

Howard McCuen 
Bill Yeats 



Graham Bardsley 
Jim Rechtin 



Coordinator of Productions & Publications-Ralph Ayers 

Barnwarming Ron Randon 

Y Radio and Artists Series Bob Kallstrom 

M Book and Y Booklet Paul Burger 

Director of Community Activities Ed Smith 

Interracial jim Culbertson 



Children's Home 
Home Avenue _ 

Sunnybrook 

Scouting 



George Poland 

John Lock 

John Bakelaar 
_ Harry Paige 



Ecumenical Encounters 



Stan Stefancic 



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Constitution 

of the 

WSGA of Maryville College 

PREAMBLE 

With the approval of the Executive Council of the 
Faculty and the President of the College and upon the 
vote of the women students residing in the dorm- 
itories of the College, WSGA has been formed and the 
following Constitution has been adopted for its guid- 
ance. This grant of authority by the Executive Council 
is conditional to its acceptance and enforcement by 
the students. 

The purpose of the organization shall be to provide 
a medium for self-government for the women of the 
College in the various dormitories, within the limits of 
this constitution and the regulations of this College, 
with a view to stimulating and maintaining standards 
of Christian living at the College, and by encouraging 
student participation in the administration of dormitorv 
life. 

Article I — Name 

Section I. General: The name of this organization 
shall be the Women's Student Government Association 
of MaryVille College. 

Section II. In the individual dormitories: The 
Branches of the organization in the dormitories shall 
be known by the name of the dormitory. 

Article II — Membership 

All women students of Maryville College living in 
the dormitories shall be members of the Women's 



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Student Government Association of Maryviile College 
and are eligible to vote. 

Article III — Organization 

Section I — President: 

a. A President of WSCA shall be elected near the 
close of the spring semester to serve the following 
year. She shall be a member of the incoming Senior 
class. If a vacancy occurs in the office it shall be 
filled by a special election conducted as specified m 
paragraph "b." In the meantime the office shall be 
filled by the Senior dormitory Chairman. 

b. Two nominations for President shall be sub- 
mitted by a nominating committee composed of one 
resident of each underclass dormitory and two re- 
sidents of the upperclass dormitory appointed by their 
respective 'House Chairmen. These nominations shall 
be presented at a general meeting of the WSGA at 
least one week before the date of the WSGA election. 
Additional nominations may be made from the floor 
and the nominations shall then be reduced to two by 
vote. The President of the WSGA shall request that 
the Elections Committee of Student Council conduct 
the election. 

Section II. House Committee: 

a. In each dormitory there shall be a House 
Chairman, a Vice-Chairman, a Secretary-Treasurer (or 
if necessary, a Secretary and a Treasurer) , a Fire- 
Captain, an Assistant Fire Captain, a Floor Chairman 
from each floor, and any other members that the 
House Chairman deems necessary. 

b. The House Chairman shall be elected at the 
same time as the WSGA President to serve during the 
following college year. She shall be a member of the 
incoming or continuing class of highest classification 
regularly residing in the dormitory. All residents of 

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that building, and of other buildings, who are of such 
classification that they normally will reside the fol- 
lowing year in the building electing the officers shall 
be eligible to vote. In each dormitory any vacancy in 
the Chairmanship shall be filled by special election. 

c. The Vice-Chairman and the Secretary-Treasur- 
er (or Secretary and Treasurer) shall serve one semes- 
ter. Those to serve during the fall semester shall be 
elected by each dormitory after the opening of college 
in the fall. Those to serve during the spring semester 
shall be elected near the close of the fall semester. 

d. The Floor Chairman shall serve one semester. 
Those to serve during the fall semester shall be elect- 
ed at the end of the spring semester by those planning 
to room on a floor in the Freshman and Sophomore 
dormitories. If there are no Sophomores planning to 
room on a given floor, the election shall be held at the 
opening of the fall semester. The elections in the Jun- 
ior and Senior dormitories shall be held after the open- 
ing of college in the fall. Those to serve during the 
spring semester shall be elected near the end of the 
fall semester. 

e. The Fire Captain each semester shall be the 
person who was Assistant Fire Captain the previous 
semester. The Assistant Fire Captain shall be elected 
at the beginning of each semester. The House Chair- 
man shall designate a person to fill a vacancy. 

f. In each dormitory, two nominations for each 
office shall be posted at least one week before the 
date of elections by a nominating committee appointed 
by the House Chairman The election of all general 
House Officers except the House Chairman shall take 
place in a general meeting of the dormitory. In that 
meeting additional nominations may be made from the 
floor for all offices. The nominations for House Chair- 
man shall be reduced to two names in the meeting. 

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The President of WSCA shall request that the Elections 
Committee of the Student Council conduct the election 
of House Chairman simultaneously with the electipn of 
WSCA President. 

Section III. Coordinating Council: 

a. There shall be a Coordinating Council composed 
of the President of WSCA, the chairman of each 
women's residence hall, two Freshmen women, one 
Junior from the new dormitory and one Sophomore 
from Pearsons. The Freshman, Sophomore, and junior 
representatives shall be elected at the beginning of 
the fall semester by their respective classes in their 
respective residence halls at a meeting presided over 
by the President of WSCA. 

b. Membership on the Coordinating Council shall 
be for the current college year. 

c. The President of WSCA shall be chairman of the 
Coordinating Council and shall preside at al! meetings. 

d. The Coordinating Council shall elect its own 
Secretary-Treasurer. 

Article IV — House Dues 

Section 1 . House dues in the amounts to be agreed 
upon by residents of the house at the beginning of 
each semester shall be collected by the House Com- 
mittee for operating expenses. 

Section II. Ten cents per woman resident shall be 
paid from the house dues of each dormitory to the Co- 
ordinating Council for operating expenses. 

Section III. No women residents will receive their 
check-out slips at the end of the semester until their 
house dues are paid. 

Article V — Coordinating Council 

Section 1. Duties of President and Coordinating 
Council: 

a. The duties of the President of WSCA shall be: 



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1. To preside over all meetings of WSGA; 

2. To coordinate the policies of WSCA with the 
College; 

3. To serve ex-officio as a member of Student 
Council; and 

4. To meet the Dean of Women for cooperative 
planning under such arrangements as seem feasible 
to both. 

b. The duties of the Coordinating Council shall be: 

1. To advise the House Chairmen and house 
committees in any dormitory problems; 

2. To exercise general jurisdiction over matters 
of discipline; 

3. To coordinate the activities in the women's 
dormitories; 

4. To review dormitory rules and the WSCA 
Constitution and recommend any necessary changes: 
and 

5. To withdraw any or all privileges of a stu- 
dent who does not live up to general standards or 
principles or whose conduct is unseemly. 

Section II. Duties of the House Officers and House 
Committee: 

a. There shall be a regular 'House Meeting for co- 
operative planning one designated night the first week 
after the opening of the semester and at least once 
each month thereafter. There shall be meetings of the 
House Committee at the discretion of the House Chair- 
man. 

b. The duties of the House Committee shall be: 

1. To assume general responsibility for the pro- 
per management of the dormitory at all times; 

2. To enforce dormitory regulations as to studv 

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hours, light cuts, and other matters; 

3. To recommend or decide penalties for the in- 
fraction of dormitory rules; 

4. To arrange the schedule of monitors and other 
appointees; 

5. To cooperate with the Head of the Dormitory 
and other faculty representatives; 

6. To participate in establishing rules as herein- 
after provided; and 

7. To perform such other duties as may appear 
to be its responsibility. 

c. The House Chairman shall make it her special re- 
sponsibility to: 

1 . Discuss with the Head of the Dormitory mat- 
ters under consideration at the House Committee 
meetings; 

2. Preside at House Meetings and House Com- 
mittee meetings; and 

3. Appoint such committees as she may deem 
necessary for the organization of the dormitory. 

d. The duties of Secretary-Treasurer shall be: 

1. To take the minutes of each general house 
meeting and each house committee meeting; 

2. To take care of all financial matters of the 
dormitory; and 

3. To report the minutes and financial state- 
ments when requested to do so by the House Chair- 
man. 

e. The duties of the Fire Captain shall be: 

1. To organize her dormitory for fire drill; 

2. To conduct a fire drill once each month in 
which members of the dormitory shall participate; and 

3. To train the Assistant Fire Captain. 

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Article VI — Establishing Rules 

Section 1 . The making of the rules of the College 
and of the dormitories is delegated by the Directors 
of the College to the Executive Council of the Faculty. 
However, through approval of the Constitution and 
other action the Executive Council at present grants to 
student organizations certain participation in deter- 
mining what rules shall be. 

Section II. The rules governing women's dormitory 
life shall be reviewed at least once a year, preferably 
near the close of the fall semester, by the House Com- 
mittee in each women's dormitory and by the Coordi- 
nating Committee, and the recommendations submitted 
to the Executive Council through the Dean of Women. 
One or more of the House Committee Chairmen may 
go to the Executive Council meeting with the Dean of 
Women to assist in the presentation. Other House rules 
not in conflict with the rules established by the fac- 
ulty may be made from time to time by each House 
Committee. 

Section III. Special privileges granted by Dean of 
Women. Arrangements for permissions not covered by 
these regulations may be requested of the Dean of 
Women and granted in special instances at her dis- 
cretion. 



Article VII — Junior and Senior Privileges 

Section 1. The plan is that junior and Senior women 
shall have several privileges not possessed by under- 
classwomen. The purpose is to give students, upon at- 
taining the classification of Junior or Senior, open re- 
cognition of rank. 

Section II. The provisions are as follows: 

a. Each Senior woman may have town nights on 



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any week night, Monday through Saturday, with the 
same rules in effect as stated in the Student Council 
Town Night Agreement. 

b. Each junior woman may have two town nights 
on any week night, Monday through Saturday, with the 
same rules in effect as stated in the Student Council 
Town Night Agreement. 

c. Junior and Senior women may date in Knoxville 
on one town night each week and return to the dor- 
mitory not later than 1 1 :00 p.m. Croups of two or 
more women may have the same privilege. Only bus 
transportation is approved. 

d. Junior and Senior women shall have the privilege 
of dating on Sunday afternoon from 2:30 until the 
supper hour. They shall be allowed to date on campus, 
walk in residential sections of the city, and sign up 
for parlor dates! Croups of couples may walk in the 
College Woods or around the seven-mile loop. 

Section III. It shall be the duty of the Coordinating 
Council of WSCA to impose penalties for infraction 
of the Sunday afternoon dating privileges. 

Section IV. It shall be the duty of Town Night 
Committee of Student Council to impose penalties for 
infraction of Junior-Senior Town Night privileges. 

Section V. The Dean of Women will take respon- 
sibility for violations of special permission which she 
has granted. 

Section VI. Responsibilities 

It shall be the duty of: 

a. Junior and Senior women to report to the Co- 
ordinating Council of WSCA all Freshman and Sopho- 
more women taking Junior and Senior Sunday afternoon 
dating privileges. 

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b. Junior and Senior women to report to the Town 
Night Committee of Student Council all Freshman 
women taking more than one town night a week and 
all Sophomore women taking more than two town 
nights a week. 

c. Senior and Junior women to report to the Town 
Night Committee of Student Council any Freshman or 
Sophomore women who date in Knoxville. 



Article VIII — Penalties 

Section 1 . In ordinary cases penalties for infraction 
of dormitory regulations shall be decided and admin- 
istered by the House Committee; but the Committee 
may at its discretion refer cases to the Coordinating 
Council for advice or recommendation; the Coordinat- 
ing Council may refer the case back to the House 
Committee or to the Dean of Women for faculty con- 
sideration. 

Section II. Penalties imposed by the House Com- 
mittee shall be in the form of withdrawal of privi- 
leges, but other penalties may be recommended by the 
House Committee to the Dean of Women for faculty 
consideration. 



Article IX — Amendments 

Amendments to this Constitution may be made 
when approved by two- thirds vote of the women in 
each dormitory and by the Executive Council of the 
Faculty and President of the College. Proposed amend- 
ments shall be posted in each women's dormitory at 
least one week before a vote is taken. 

Approved by the Executive Council of Faculty, Octo- 
ber 18, 1956. Adopted by dormitory women, March 
7, 1957. 



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MEN'S COOPERATIVE CONSTITUTION 

PREAMBLE 

We, the resident men of Maryville College, aware 
of the need for a form of organization to unify, to reg- 
ulate, and to improve the situation in the men's dor- 
mitories, do hereby establish this Constitution. 

Article I 1 — Name 

The name of the organization shall be Men's Stu- 
dent Cooperative. 

Article II — Purpose 

The purpose of this organization shall be to unify 
the men living in the dormitories and to promote good- 
will and responsibility within the group. The organ- 
ization shall align itself with the general policies of 
the College, and shall attempt to make dormitory life 
more conducive to the welfare of each of its members. 
This organization shall seek to cooperate with the 
Proctor and Housemother and shall endeavor to keep 
both well-informed of its activities. 

Article III — Membership 

All men students living on the campus of Maryville 
College shall be members of the Men's Student Co- 
operative. 

Article IV — General Organization 

Section 1. Administrative and legislative authority 
shall be vested in a Cooperative Council which shall 
consist of fourteen (14) representatives. This repre- 
sentative Council shall assume authority to govern in 
matters concerning the interests of men dormitory 
students within the limits established by this Con- 
stitution, the laws and regulations of the College, and 
the Executive Council of the Faculty. 

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Section 2. Object 

a. To furnish a responsible group which shall re- 
present accurately the best interests of all men living 
on campus. 

b. To serve as a body by which proposals arising 
from the men shall be considered, developed, and, if 
deemed necessary, presented to the Student Council 
or to the proper authorities of the College. 

c. To cooperate with the College in the general 
oversight of dormitory life and to encourage the type 
of dormitory life desired by a large majority of the 
men. 

Section 3. Membership and Organization: 

a. The Cooperative Council shall consist of four- 
teen (14) members who shall be elected as follows: 

1 . Election of men to serve on the Cooperative 
Council shall be conducted during the second week of 
the Fall Semester. 

2. Representatives shall be chosen in this 
manner: one (1) man shall represent Bartlett Hall on 
the Cooperative Council; thirteen (13) men shall re- 
present Carnegie Hall on the Cooperative Counci'. 
There shall be two (2) representatives from the 
ground floor of Carnegie Hall; two (2) representa- 
tives from the first floor; the second, third, and fourth 
floors shall each elect three (3) representatives. Each 
floor representative shall be chosen by the residents 
of that floor of which he is a permanent member. 

3. The fourteen (14) representatives shall 
choose, not later than the third week of the Fall Sem- 
ester, a Chairman and a Secretary-Treasurer from 
their own membership. 

4. The Chairman shall convene the Coopera- 
tive Council when necessary, but at least once a month. 

a. Committees shall be appointed by the 



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Chairman, subject however to the approval of the Co- 
operative Council. 

b. The Chairman shall be responsible, as 
shall be the Cooperative Council, for coordinating the 
activities and programs of the Men's Student Coopera- 
tive with other organizations on campus and also with 
the administration of Maryville College. 

5. The Secretary-Treasurer shall keep a record of 
all meetings and shall be responsible for the handling 
of the finances of this organization. 

6. By-Laws shall be proposed by the Cooperative 
Council and then referred to the Dean of the College 
for familiarization. Before becoming effective By-Laws 
must be approved by a three-fifths (3|5) vote of men 
of the Student Cooperative. All By-Laws shall be in 
conformity with the Constitution and with the spirit 
and regulations of the College. Each year the By-Laws 
shall be put before the men for a vote of approval not 
later than the fourth week of the Fall Semester. Three- 
fifths (3|5) vote of all dormitory men is necessary 
for approval. 

Section 4. Duties: 

a. The Men's Student Cooperative Council shall 
meet at regular intervals as it may decide, but at least 
once a month from September to May. Special meet- 
ings may be held at the call of the Chairman. A quorum 
shall consist of nine (9) members of the Cooperative 
Council. 

b. The Cooperative Council shall report concern- 
ing its programs and activities to the resident men at 
each regular meeting (twice a semester) of the Men's 
Student Cooperative. 

c. The Cooperative Council shall seek to maintain 
a close contact with those whom they represent and 
shall strive to make the purpose of Men's Student Co- 
operative identical with the stated purpose as found in 
Article II. 



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Article V — Amendments 

Section 1. This Constitution shall be amended as 
follows: 

a. Each proposed amendment shall be approved 
by a two-thirds (2|3) vote of the Cooperative Council. 
Then the proposed amendment shall be presented to 
the Student Council and to the Executive Council of 
the Faculty for approval. 

b. The amendment, if approved by the Student 
Council and the Executive Council, shall be published 
in The Highland Echo one week prior to the date set 
for presenting it to the Men's Student Cooperative, to- 
gether with a notice of the time and place of the 
meeting. 

c. If passed by a three-fifths (3|5) vote of the 
Men's Student Cooperative, the amendment shall be- 
come effective. 

Article VI — Ratification 

Section 1. This Constitution shall become effective 
when approved by the Student Council, by the Execu- 
tive Council of the Faculty, and by the resident men of 
Maryville College. Approval by the resident men shall 
be by a three-fifths (3|5) vote of all men residents. 

Article VII — Initiative 

Section 1 . The members of the Men's Student Co- 
operative reserve to themselves power by petition to 
propose amendments and by-laws to this Constitution 
and directly to enact or reject such amendments and 
By-Laws at the polls. This reserved power shall be 
known as the initiative. Any amendments and By-Laws 
proposed in this manner shall be subject to the ap- 
proval of the Executive Council of the Faculty. 



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BY-LAWS 

By-Law 1 

The Men's Student Cooperative by a three-fifths 
(3|5) vote of the members may rescind any action of 
the Cooperative Council. 

By-Law 2 

The manner of voting in Men's Student Cooperative 
meetings shall be 

a. By a majority vote in elections 

b. By a three-fifths (3|5) vote in decisions not 
otherwise stated 

c. By secret ballot. 

By-Law 3 

A quorum shall consist of no fewer than fifty (50) 
members (other than members of the Cooperative 
Council) provided the time, place, and purpose of the 
meeting shall have been previously announced as stated 
in Article V, Section c. 



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HOW WE SPEND OUR FREE TIME 

While Maryville College puts its major emphasis 
naturally enough, on scholastic standing, you'll want 
to be active in a few extra-curricular fields too. We 
warn you — you'll be tempted to join all the fascinat- 
ing clubs and organizations the campus boasts. But 
book learning comes first; better still, find a happy 
balance between grades and activities. You'll find 
enough of both to satisfy you; and while our hospital 
is cool and comfortable, it isn't run as a rest home for 
exhausted activity hounds. 

We hope you'll find activities that will make the 
most of your time and interests. Efforts and enhusiasm 
wear better and are more appreciated when they are 
concentrated. If you budget your time wisely, you'll 
have not only good grades but also an important 
place in campus life. 

HONORARY FRATERNITIES 

Alpha Gamma Sigma 

Alpha Gamma Sigma was organized in the spring 
of 1934, for the purpose of motivating high scholar- 
ship among students. Its requirements are similar to 
those of Phi Beta Kappa. Ten percent of the gradu- 
ating class may be admitted provided the members 
have a grade point ratio of 2.33, better than a B 
average. 

Alpha Gamma Sigma awards a scholarship at the be- 
ginning of the junior year to the student who achieved 
the highest scholastic average over the first two years. 

Pi Camma Mu 

The Epsilon Chapter of Tennessee of the National 
Social Science Honor Fraternity, Pi Gamma Mu, re- 
ceived its charter in April, 1957, with five faculty 
and eleven student members. Its purpose is to re- 
cognize the distinctive attainments in the field of 
social science of outstanding juniors and seniors. 



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Further, the organization seeks to encourage interest 
in and discussion of important issues in social science. 

Pi Kappa Delta 

Maryville has the distinction of having the Ten- 
nessee Alpha Chapter of Pi Kappa Delta, national 
honorary forensic fraternity. Debators of sophomore 
classification or above who have fulfilled certain 
qualifications are eligible to be elected into its mem- 
bership. Members of this organization are awarded 
orders and degrees according to rank and achievement. 
Maryville participates in the Pi Kappa Delta National 
and Provincial Conventions. 

Theta Alpha Phi 

Talented dramatic students may upon meeting cer- 
tain requirements for membership, be initiated into 
the Tennessee Delta Chapter of the national dramatic 
fraternity, Theta Alpha Phi. Members of this organi- 
zation take a leading part in dramatic activities on the 
campus; however, opportunity is given to all students 
to try out for the various plays given throughout the 
year. 

Sigma Delta Psi 

Maryville's chapter of Sigma Delta Psi was estab- 
lished in 1930. Membership is earned by meeting the 
requirements of various athletic tests in the presence 
of a responsible committee. 

SOCIETIES 
Chi Beta 

Varied activities and friendships highlight the pro- 
gram of Chi Beta Society. Soon after school starts this 
year, Chi Beta will join her brother society Kappa Phi 
to present a Rush Week program. Weekly meetings 
through the year are held in Chi Beta Hall. 

Theta Epsilon 

Organized in 1 894, Theta Epsilon Society has play- 
ed an active part in campus life. The beginning weeks 

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of school this year will find Theta and her brother 
society, Alpha Sigma, presenting their Rush Week. 
Meetings are held each week in Theta Hall. 

Alpha Sigma 

Alpha Sigma, founded in 1 884, offers men of the 
College an opportunity to participate in activities that 
will build true friendships. It enters teams in all in- 
tramural sports and holds an annual weekend trip to 
the mountains, barbecue, banquet, and similar activi- 
ties. It joins with its sister society, Theta Epsilon, in 
producing a dance and a Rush Week program. 

KAPPA PHI 

Kappa Phi, the society of friendship, is the oldest 
society on campus and holds meetings each week in its 
society house. Its men enter \arious teams in intra- 
murals, and hold an annual spaghetti dinner. Kappa 
Phi joins Chi Beta, its sister society, in joint meetings, 
Rush Week programs, and sponsors one formal dance 
each year. 

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS 
Student Volunteers 

Student Vols is a fellowship of students who wish 
to establish and further a significant concern in the 
missionary enterprise. It is composed not only of stu- 
dents who are planning to go to the field, but also, 
chiefly, of all those who are in any way interested in 
the mission of Christ's church. The weekly programs 
(Sunday night after Vespers, usually in Bartlett Hall) 
present informative and challenging aspects of the work 
being done on both the foreign and the home mission 
fields. Regular prayer-fellowship and study groups, a 
special missionary out-reach project, and socials also 
have a vital part in the total Vol's program. 

Christian Education Club 

The Christian Education Club was formed for the 



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purpose of giving an opportunity to prospective Dir- 
ectors of Christian Education and church workers to 
become familiar with various skills needed in the field. 
This is done through a program of lectures and labora- 
tory periods. The club is open to all those interested. 

Parish Project 

Maryville College students render valuable service 
in the Faith Cooperative Parish, made up of small 
churches, schools, and mission points in the area sur- 
rounding Maryville. College students are needed in the 
program to serve as Sunday School teachers and as 
youth workers. More are needed to preach on Sundays 
and to teach during the week. Students are given a 
half-hour credit for this work, and they attend weekly 
conferences for guidance in their program. 

Pre- Ministerial Association 

The Pre-Ministerial Association, organized in 1900, 
is open to all students who are planning to become 
ministers or who are interested in other phases of 
Christian service. In addition to its regular meetings 
twice a month the Association shares in planning with 
the other religious organizations, YM, YW, and Stu- 
dent Vols, the campus prayer meetings and other cam- 
pus religious programs. Its members are encouraged to 
engage in some form of service to local missions and 
rural churches in the vicinity of Maryville. 

CLUBS 

International Relations Club 

Maryville's I.R.C. is affiliated with the Association 
of International Relations Clubs. Its purpose is to 
stimulate an awareness of current international af- 
fairs. Student-led programs include movies, speakers, 
and discussions on such pertinent topics as Indo-China, 
Israel, and South Africa. 



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PRE-MEDICAL CLUB 

To anyone who is planning to go into, or who is 
interested in medicine and all related fields such as 
dentistry, nursing, technology, and psychiatry, the 
Pre-Med Club offers excellent opportunity for trips 
and for lectures from various prominent members of 
those professions. The club meets twice a month 
throughout the year, and interest is the only pre- 
requisite to membership. 

French Club 

The French Club is composed of thirty members 
who are taking French and who qualify for member- 
ship by scholarship and interest. This club features 
semi-monthly programs of French songs, games, 
movies, and plays, and holds occasional socials. 

German Club 

All College students who are interested in German 
culture, regardless of whether or not they are German 
students, are eligible for membership in the German 
Club. Regular meetings are held twice a month to sti- 
mulate interest and participation in different phases of 
German culture. 

Spanish Club 

The limited active membership of thirty, plus all 
native Spanish-speaking students on the campus, are 
elected from applicants who are interested in the 
activities of the Spanish Club. Besides the semi-monthly 
evening meetings, at which are presented programs of 
language, customs, culture, music, dance, and use of 
audio-visual equipment in the language laboratory, 
there are an outdoor picnic and a Christmas party 
featuring the Spanish pinata. All freshmen are invited 
to visit the club when they arrive on the campus. 



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Women's "M" Club 

This is the girl's athletic club of Maryville College. 
Membership is attained by making a total of 400 or 
more points through participation in what is known as 
Women's Athletic Association. In addition to activities 
two hours a week the members meet monthly for 
business discussions and enjoy an athletic activity to- 
gether. The high spot of the club's activities is the 
weekend hike in the Smoky Mountains once each 
semester. 

Men's "M" Club 

The Men's "M" Club is open to all varsity letter- 
men and male members of the coaching faculty. The 
purpose of the organization is to further the bonds of 
athletic brotherhood on the Maryville campus, to be 
of service to the school and the athletic program, and 
to increase loyalty to the best interests of the College, 

Disc Club 

The Disc Club was organized in 1936 to encourage 
music appreciation. Its organization is very informal, 
and all students who wish are considered members. 
Half-hour programs of music representative of various 
periods and style are presented twice monthly after 
the evening meal. 

Writer's Workshop 

Literary interest and achievement are the basis for 
membership in Writer's Workshop. Members are elect- 
ed from the junior and senior classes and faculty. Each 
member writes and presents to the group two papers 
each year for criticism and in turn serves as literary 
critic. 

Student National Education Association 

Jasper Converse Barnes Chapter of the Student 



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National Education Association was organized in the 
spring of 1949. All students planning to teach are 
eligible for membership in this club, which is affiliated 
with the National Education Association. 

B. C. 

This is a small club of eight campus girls who keep 
the meaning of their initials a secret. At the end of 
each year two freshmen and one sophomore are elect- 
ed members. Originally organized for hiking, the club 
today is purely social. 

Business Club 

The Business Club was formed for the purpose of 
promoting a better understanding of sound business 
practices and to give its members a wider acquaint- 
ance with the various fields of business and the op- 
portunities and possibilities that they offer. This is 
done through semi-monthly meetings at which dif- 
ferent business leaders talk to the group, and films on 
various phases of business are shown. Although mem- 
bership is limited to majors in business administration 
and economics, its meetings are open to anyone in- 
terested in the field of business. 

Music Education Club 

The Music Education Club is affiliated with the 
Music Educators National Conference as Student Mem- 
bers Chapter 383. Membership is open to all students 
interested in teaching music. Meetings are held the 
first and third Thursdays of each month. 

Music 

If you have any musical ability whatoever, be it 
singing, blowing a tuba, or playing a violin, there's 
ample opportunity at Maryville to develop those tal- 
ents. The musical program gets in full swing with the 
performance of the marching band at the football 

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games and ends with the choir's final anthem on 
graduation day. Recitals which anyone may attend are 
given from time to time by music students and faculty. 

Vesper Choir 

The Vesper Choir provides good training and gen- 
uine pleasure for those who are interested in singing. 
It is composed of about sixty members who must pass 
rigid tryouts before they are accepted. The group par- 
ticipates in the weekly vesper services and the daily 
chapel programs, and presents special programs in 
Maryville and surrounding cities. The Choir has sung 
in many cities of the East, Midwest, and South. 

All-Girl Choir 

The sixty girls who compose this group are select- 
ed by tryouts each semester. They replace the Vesper 
Choir at the Sunday evening service a number of times 
a year. In the fall the Girls' Choir combines with the 
Men's Glee Club to present a sacred concert, and in 
the spring the combined groups present a program of 
secular music. 

Men's Glee Club 

This group consists of about forty men, but ad- 
ditional members may be admitted by tryouts each 
semester. The sacred concert in the fall and a secular 
program in the spring are the highlights of the year's 
activities for the Glee Club. 

Band 

The students who enjoy playing a musical instru- 
ment are urged to try out for the College marching 
band. The band, numbering about fifty pieces, plays 
for all the home football games and takes occasional 
out-of-town trips with the team. For freshmen and 
sophomores the marching practice takes the place of 
the physical education requirement. When football sea- 

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son is over, the marching band reorganizes as a con- 
cert band, which gives an outdoor concert during the 
last few days before Commencement. Don't take the 
chance of not having an instrument for tryouts; bring 
it along with you this fall. 

As befits true "Highlanders," the band is uniformed 
in authentically styled kilts of imported Scotch wool. 
They make a striking appearance on parade and are 
the pride of the campus. 

Orchestra 

Orchestra members are admitted and placed by try- 
outs each fall. They gain valuable experience in pre- 
senting two concerts of classical numbers annually and 
accompanying "Messiah." Their spring concert fea- 
tures an outstanding music student playing a well- 
known concerto. 

Tau Kappa Chi 

This is an honorary musical organization for students 
who are studying applied music or are members of 
musical organizations. Its purpose is to promote stu- 
dent and community interest in music. The aims are 
to raise the general academic standing of those en- 
rolled in music; to provide a goal for students in- 
terested in music; to promote thoroughly trained 
musicianship; and to further the understanding of all 
types of music. A general average of "B" for two 
successive semesters and nomination by the music 
faculty for excellence in musical performance are re- 
quired for membership. 

String Ensemble 

The String Ensemble is open to all string players in 
the orchestra. Various programs are given throughout 
the year, both on and off campus. 

DRAMA AND DEBATE 
Playhouse 

The Maryville College Playhouse has at its disposal 
one of the finest and best equipped theatres in this 

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part of the country. Playhouse presents three major 
productions each year. Last year the plays were Ten- 
nessee Williams' The Class Menagerie, School for 
Husbands by Moliere, and The Madwoman of Chaillot 
by Jean Ciraudoux. 

Playhouse originated in the fall of 1949 and is open 
to all those who are interested in acting or in any 
of the technical aspects of production. Under a point 
system, apprentices work for the positions of Journey- 
men, Player, and Master Player. 



DEBATE 

Of all our teams, we are probably most proud of 
our Debate Team. They are consistent winners through 
the years. Debating is an excellent extracurricular ac- 
tivity and is a great aid to the development of poise 
and self-confidence. It is especially valuable for those 
planning to enter the ministry or law professions. 
Debate is open to anyone who is interested and is 
operated on a class basis, college credit being given 
at the end of the second semester. Debaters compete 
in local, regional, and national tournaments. Those 
who reach the top ranks may be elected into the 
national honor society for debaters, Pi Kappa Delta. 
This year's team is coached by Dr. Arda S. Walker. 



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CAMPUS PUBLICATIONS 

Opportunities for creative writing are offered 
through the various college publications.. Many who are 
interested in journalism gain valuable experience by 
serving on the staff of the college newspaper. 

Highland Echo 

The Highland Echo is the college newspaper, usually 
published weekly. Freshmen and other new students 
are welcomed and urged to try out for staff positions 
if they are interested. At the end of each college 
year, staff promotions are made on the basis of writ- 
ing, interest, and dependability. The Echo constitution 
limits the number of staff members from each college 
class. The editor is elected by the staff, and is usually 
a senior. Chief purpose and policy of the Echo are to 
present campus news as interestingly and as thoroughly 
as possible. 

Chilhowean 

The Chilhowean is the annual year-book which is 
published by members of the junior class. It gives a 
vivid account in pictures of the outstanding events of 
the year as well as individual pictures of almost all of 
the student body. 

Alumni Magazine 

The Alumni Magazine sends news of the College 
and alumni to former students of the College. It is 
published monthly by the Alumni Office. 

M Book 

As you have already discovered, the M Book is the 
little volume you are now reading. It is published 
every year by the YMCA and YWCA and is the official 
College handbook. College rules, customs, and activi- 
ties are described within for the student's benefit. 



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SPORTS 

For the fellow who has at some time dreamed of 
being a star in some sport, Maryville offers many 
opportunities. Maryville is very active in intercollegi- 
ate sports and also maintains a well-organized intra- 
mural program for those who wish to participate. For 
the girls there is a well-developed point system 
whereby a girl may earn an "M" or an "MC" mono- 
gram. No one is expected to wear other school letters 
at Maryville. Maryville does not buy her athletes. 
Those who participate in intercollegiate sports earn 
their places on the teams by physical prowess and 
acceptable scholarship. 

INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS 

In intercollegiate competition Maryville fields teams 
in football, basketball, wrestling, baseball, tennis and 
track. This fall our new Director of Athletics, Coach 
Boyd Baird, will take over, following the retirement 
this summer of our veteran Athletic Director, Coach 
Lombe Honaker. 

Maryville is known for the fine wrestling teams 
which Coaches J. D. Davis and Marvin Mitchell have 
produced. And the Highlanders hold their own with 
schools of comparable size in the other sports. 

Intercollegiate athletics at Maryville are marked, 
not by subsidization and regimentation, but by student 
participation and support. And with this continued 
student support the Maryville athletic program will 
continue to flourish. 

INTRAMURALS 

Every man has a chance to participate in non- 
varsity sports through the intramural program, which 
develops social traits as well as physical fitness. The 
program includes touch-football, soccer, volleyball, 



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basketball, swimming, wrestling, track, softball, ten- 
nis, golf, ping-pong, badminton, and cross-country. 
The physical education requirement consists of two 
hours a week of regular gym classes for freshmen and 
sophomores. All classes participate in intramurals on 
an elective basis and share in the fun and recreation 
which these sports provide. 



FOOTBALL SCHEDULE — 1959 

Sept. 19 Howard College Here 

26 Morehead State There 

Oct. 3 Centre College Here 

10 Georgetown College Here 

17 Emory & Henry There 

24 Sewanee Homecoming 

31 Lenoir Rhyne There 

Nov. 7 Open 

14 Carson- Newman Here 



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INDEX 

Alma Mater 4 

Alpha Sigma 76 

Attendance 30 

Automobiles 28 

Bamwarming 8 

Care of Rooms 1 3 

Chi Beta 75 

Christian Education Club 76 

Clubs 77 

Dancing 26 

Dating : 25 

Debate 83 

Demerits 29 

Dining Hall 24 

Dormitory Life 12 

Dramatics : 82 

Elections Committee 40 

Electric Current 13 

February Meetings 10 

Football Schedule : 86 

Fred Hope Fund 10 

Homecoming 8 

Honorary Fraternities 74 

Infirmary 14 

Initiations 27 

Intramurals : '. : 85 

Ironing 14 

Junior Privileges — 66 

Kappa Phi 76 

Knoxville, Trips to 53, 67 

Laundering 1 5 

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Lights 17 

Meals 24 

Men's Dormitories 23 

Men's Student Cooperative 69 

Monitors 1 8 

Music Croups 80 

Parish Project . 77 

Penalties 55, 68 

Pre-ministerial Association 77 

Publications 84 

Scheduling Activities 6 

Senior Privileges 66 

Smoking 1 5 

Social Life 25 

Songs 4 

Sports 85 

Student Body 33 

Student Council 35 

Student-Faculty Senate 37 

Student Volunteers 76 

Study Hours 17, 23 

Sunday Dating 25 

Theta Epsilon 75 

Town Night 49, 53 

Traditions 7 

Women's Student Government Association 60 

Who's Who 5 

Women's Residence Hall 17 

W. S. C. A. Sign-Out Plan 18 

Y. M. C. A. 59 

Y. W. C. A 58 



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